E+DAY December 2020 – Operation Christmas Child

I want to share one of Ry and I’s favorite traditions we’ve done almost every year since we met. It’s a program called Operation Christmas Child organized through Samaritan’s Purse. It’s such a simple way to make a lasting impact on the life of a child. The ability to give, without expecting or getting in…

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12 Days of Supporting Your Friend Going Through Infertility: How to Care for Them During the Holidays

It’s often difficult to know how to support someone going through infertility, especially around the holidays. You want to, but are at a loss as to how. ⁠Introducing 12 Days of Supporting Your Friend Going Through Infertility: Ways to care for them during the holidays. ⁠ What it really comes down to is this: ⁠Your…

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The Best Gift to Give Someone Navigating Infertility this Christmas

Navigating infertility during the holidays is difficult. There’s no other way to put it. It’s hard. Partly because the holidays are all about spending time with family making memories and celebrating traditions.  The longing to have your own family to make those special memories with is real and extremely present during this time of year. …

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Fertility Fast Class – 3 Life Changing Ways to Pray During Infertility

We all know infertility is more than doctor appointments. It’s also about the day to day stuff, like supporting your spouse, managing relationships, wrestling with your faith, coping with a rollercoaster of emotions, working with insurance, etc. Fertility Fast Class  As I unwrapped all the “stuff” infertility involves I often felt exhausted, on information overload, confused…

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Happy 6th Wedding Anniversary

Today we celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. One of my favorite things we did after we got married, was to write down all the special moments that happened throughout the day. We wanted to be able to look back and reminisce about all that happened to make our day truly ours. Below are a few…

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Why the Message of Living in the Wait Applies Now More Than Ever

Here’s a truth bomb about waiting, we don’t get to choose what things in life we wait for or how long their going to last. We do get to choose how we wait, though. We’re in a very rare time in history where the whole world is waiting for the same thing. I think you…

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E+DAY July 2020 – Encouragement is Honoring Others

We have the power to honor friends, family, even strangers by encouraging them with our words and actions.  Encouragement from Strangers Soon after starting Living in the Wait, I received a direct message from someone I had never met or talked to. After opening their message, I found out this complete stranger made a donation…

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How I’m Helping to Change the Infertility Process

Infertility is difficult at best, and that’s on a good day. While infertility will most likely never be an easy or fun process, there are ways to improve it. One of them can include an experienced guide, a fertility coach, to help you. Introducing… My husband and I navigated infertility for more than three years. Because…

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E+DAY June 2020 – Why Encouragement Requires No Practice

Many things in life require hours of practice to learn how to do or to be done well – sports, music, baking, knitting, reading – but there’s one thing that doesn’t. Any guesses? Encouragement! It requires no practice. You can literally start today and be successful at it. Isn’t that awesome?! What does that look…

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E+DAY May 2020 – Virtual Racing

One of my favorite days of the year is the Avera Race Against Cancer. In my previous life, I was fortunate enough to co-coordinate this event and this year, they celebrated their 32nd anniversary. They have raised over $6 million to offer programs and services for cancer survivors with all the proceeds staying local. This…

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