Category Archives: Pre-Conception

The homecoming.

Dear Kid, Once upon a time, we bought a big green house. I could stop there. But I won’t. Because I’d like to tell you the story of that green house that, by the time you’re old enough to read … Continue reading

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Our house is a very, very, very fine house.

This lapse in communication brought to you by our latest few hundred thousand dollar purchase! Conveniently situated a mere six miles outside Boston and 10 minutes from a major fertility clinic, this two-bed, one bath town home features gleaming hardwood … Continue reading

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Status update: Infertile!

In a former life (or, say, this one last year) I might have questioned whether it was a slow day for news. As it was, the story held my interest like so many bombs in Baghdad or a car crash … Continue reading

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Dad’s Dish: C’mon!

Kid, Well, today I got word from Mom that we will soon be starting a process that will inform us (we hope) just why you aren’t in our lives yet. We’ve been trying really hard to make it happen, you … Continue reading

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Why it’s ok to be number two. Or 10. Whatever.

Dear Kid, Once upon a time, Dad and I took our first vacation since our honeymoon two years earlier. It was nothing especially elaborate, a weekend-long getaway to Kennebunk. We stayed in this inn along the beach, ate too much … Continue reading

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I’m not on no yellow brick road.

By and large, we’re keeping our little journey under wraps. We’ve decided that what for all the anxiety it’s bound to produce in our every female family member, friend, acquaintance, and almost-stranger – and what for how we expect they’re … Continue reading

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Or ever.

Last weekend, my ‘rents staged a visit: mostly lovely excepting the part where my mom went home and facebooked a picture she took of the cat. She captioned it, “My grandchild…for now.” And this one half a self-respecting very-probably infertile … Continue reading

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