6 Steps to Kick the Back-to-School Blues

It’s that time of the year again: Time to rush to get the kids ready in the mornings, to make sure all of their paperwork is filled-out, and to get them to school on-time without missing a shoe. I try to recall memories from my childhood where my mom was running around like a chicken with her head cut off to get things done — just as I do as a parent of a 5th grader and a toddler — but don’t remember her struggling. I’m sure if I asked her, she’d probably ramble on about a list of things 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