So after the stress of our last cycle and finally getting a BFN after a rather delayed AF; which sent our hopes through the roof, S and I have painfully decided to start our TTC journey again next year. It’s really painful to say the words “next year” but it’s not that far away, and deep down … Continue reading Thinking Outside the TTC Box.
December 2006 – S and I got together. August 2011 – After several long discussions about children and the fact that we knew that we both wanted them, we knew that we could have all the conversations in the world but none of them would bring us closer to having a child so we officially … Continue reading TTC Journey
This week I took part in my first gym session after two years of not setting foot in one since T was born. I was never a massive gym buff previously, but after failing to conceive T for a number of consecutive months I felt it was my responsibility to think outside the box and … Continue reading Reclaiming Something Back For Me
With less than two weeks to go until the dreaded return date, I wanted to reflect on what maternity leave has been like for me (in a nutshell, mind you. We don’t want to open THAT can of worms). Maternity leave. It’s a big one. Not just in time; although for some it isn’t, but … Continue reading Maternity Leave: More Than Just Babies.
I’ve known Jenni since joining our local a Rainbow Families Facebook group. We are so glad we joined the group. Not only have we met a wonderful community of rainbow families, where meet ups and events are arranged regularly, but we have people to go to if we have questions specific to LGBT Families. As … Continue reading LGBT History Month – Featured Families: Jenni Tellyn.
I’m pretty sure My Two Mums were the first same-sex family blog we followed when we first started out on our TTC journey. We hadn’t really come across many young same-sex families online, certainly not ones in England, so finding My Two Mums gave us hope right at the beginning. Back then, Clara and Kirsty … Continue reading LGBT History Month – Featured Families: My Two Mums