Topic: getting pregnant

Stop Torturing Yourself By Taking Your Pregnancy Tests Too Early

Stop Torturing Yourself By Taking Your Pregnancy Tests Too Early

Trying to conceive for nearly five years does something to a person; I admittedly became a woman obsessed. It’s hard to describe the mental gymnastics you go through when you want something so badly and it’s just not happening. Being a control freak and being completely not in control of that situation made me fixate on one element I could control: the frequency with which I took a pregnancy test. I basically drove myself crazy and wasted a lot of money. More »

Stop Treating Your Pee Stick Like A Damn Family Heirloom

Stop Treating Your Pee Stick Like A Damn Family Heirloom

Fortunately, now that every electronic device comes equipped with a camera and a ton of products dedicated to memorializing your child’s youth in every horrifying conceivable way, you never have to let go. I don’t judge you for hanging on to boxes of baby clothes or wallpapering your house with pictures. I don’t think it’s weird to have handprints or footprints in paint or clay or plaster of Paris hanging about. But one thing grosses me out beyond belief, and that is the used pregnancy test keepsake. More »

20 Things You Should NOT Do If Your Partner Won’t Give You A Baby

20 Things You Should NOT Do If Your Partner Won't Give You A Baby

Unless you have an ironclad marriage full of mystical happiness, it’s not often that two people agree on everything. If you can’t decide what takeout to get for dinner, you can rock-paper-scissors for it. If you don’t want to visit one set of in-laws on Christmas, you can switch years. If you want to have a baby, and your partner doesn’t… You’re totally screwed. More »