Holidays

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9 Great Gift Ideas for a Girl Getting Her First Period

A girl’s first period is itself a gift to celebrate! My first “menstrual cycle” (as my mom called it) was scary and confusing. I didn’t know some girls get gifts the first time they get a period. I would’ve loved to celebrate my first “menstruation” (as my grandma called it), which is why I had fun coming up with these gifts and ideas for girls getting their first periods 🙂

Not Pregnant at Christmas? How to Survive the Holidays

If you want to be pregnant but you’re not, Christmas is the most disappointing time of year. Here are a few emotional, physical, and spiritual tips for surviving the holidays. One way to cope with not being pregnant at Christmas is to avoid the holiday season altogether. I’ve spent a few Christmases in Mexico and Hawaii, and found that it […]

Easter Fertility Tips – Are You Ready to Get Pregnant?

Easter and fertility are intertwined: eggs, bunnies, new life. If you’re ready to get pregnant, check out these Easter fertility tips. Maybe you’ll conceive a baby at Easter, and maybe you’ll give birth at Christmas! You can always hope, and try… Before the tips, a quip: “The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world.  Still […]

How to Survive Christmas When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Figuring out how to survive Christmas holidays when you can’t get pregnant is tough, but not impossible! These tips for overcoming infertility depression (or just the frustration of not getting pregnant) are from Harold Levinson, MD. Here’s what he says about people struggling with depression… “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations, when others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says […]

How to Cope With Infertility Depression Over the Holidays

If you’re dealing with infertility depression over the holidays, try these tips for coping. Not getting pregnant is hard at any time of the year, but it can be worse at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a little sadder not to have kids — not to get pregnant — over the holiday season, and my suggestions below won’t erase that sadness […]

How to Get Pregnant on Vacation

These ten tips for getting pregnant on vacation will give your holiday a whole new meaning (honeymoon baby!). If you want a baby, you need to increase the romance and decrease the stress of trying to get pregnant. Some women get pregnant on an exotic holiday because they’re relaxed and de-stressed. When I was on vacation in Maui recently, I realized […]