Renee’s Corner: 3 Things My Mom Taught Me About Motherhood

Growing up as the youngest daughter in the family created a special bond between my mother and me. As I watched her go through different highs and lows throughout her life, it taught me lessons that remain ingrained in me today. This past weekend, we all celebrated our mothers in our own special way. Some of us also celebrated being a mom (I celebrated by spending a day in relaxation!). As I reflect on Mother’s Day, I’m always thoughtful of the things my mother taught me growing up. Here are just three of those things… Your Kids Come First: I have interpreted this Read More

Making Lemonade: My Fertility Journey

In May and June, children and spouses / significant others celebrate parenthood, showering moms and dads with (hopefully) wonderful gifts of appreciation for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. It is a wonderful season for parents and soon-to-be parents. But for those who may be struggling with conceiving children, it can be a season of considerable sadness.  Many of you know that I make a concerted effort to keep myself out of the Uncle Funky’s Daughter limelight, and that my personal life remains — well, personal. But infertility is a subject that affects so many couples today; and yet, because it’s Read More