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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Mother’s Day 2020: A Day to Remember and Celebrate

Mother’s Day 2020 I Remember I remember wanting to celebrate this day so badly, yet not being able to get pregnant I remember the overwhelm I remember every tear I remember feeling so alone I remember being so mad at God I remember the hard to breathe kind of heartache I remember the uncertainty I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2020

While I’m not currently navigating infertility, it doesn’t change how important National Infertility Awareness Week is to me. Infertility will always be a part of my story. Therefore, I want to continue raising awareness and having discussions to help others navigate infertility. This year’s theme is #myinfertilitystory. Did you know that 1 in 8 couples…

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E+DAY April 2020 – Encouragement Cards

You all know I’m a MAJOR fan of encouragement. That’s why I created E+DAY, a day set aside on the 14th of each month, focusing on sending encouragement. So, I thought, what better way to spread that message even further than by creating my very own encouragement cards!  These Fill in the Blank Encouragement Cards were created to make sending a…

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E+DAY March 2020 – How You Can Help During the Coronavirus

You don’t need me to tell you how serious the coronavirus is for the entire world. What we’re experiencing is unheard of. During extreme and uncertain times like this, it’s especially important that we continue to encourage one another. This doesn’t mean we dismiss what the world is experiencing. Instead, we respect the reality of…

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E+DAY February 2020 – Teaching to Give

Teaching is life right now as our baby girl is learning everything. It’s so fun to watch her face light up when things finally “click.” She’s beaming with pride because she finally figured out how to do something. It feels like we often correlate learning and teaching as something that’s done at a young age.…

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Two Year Blog Anniversary

Year two of Living in the Wait looked much different than I expected but my oh my, was it special. That’s because after 3+ years of infertility, we welcomed our baby girl, Crosbee, May of 2019. I took more time away from this community than I wanted or planned after her arrival, but I’m still…

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Tell Your Negative Beliefs You’re Movin’ On, Don’t Wait For Me

As many of you know, last year, after 3+ years of infertility, our daughter was born. Since then, navigating life as a family of three has required more grace than we originally expected. For that reason and many more, I’ve taken more time away from this community than I wanted. I’ll just admit it, one…

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E+DAY January 2020 – Meal Train

One thing I really appreciated receiving after Crosbee was born were freezer meals. Knowing I didn’t have to make a decision about what to make, much less actually make it, was a huge relief. It was just the encouragement we needed as we began our journey as new parents.  I recently learned about an organization…

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E+DAY November 2019

I want to share one of Ry and I’s favorite traditions we’ve done almost every year since we met. This year is extra special because Crosbee is here and packed her own shoe box to donate. I can’t wait until she’s old enough to understand what this tradition is all about! Having Crosbee brings a…

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