With Mother's Day coming up, we're taking this week to share stories from our own Twin Cities Moms Blog Contributors on how they became mothers. We all have unique stories, and some of our stories are still being written. We hope you...
I was 21 when I got pregnant with my first. We decided we wanted a baby and poof! I got a positive test on our first try. This was exactly what I expected – you try and you get...
For the first time in over five years, I find myself on the other side of infertility. Well, not entirely the other side. I feel like I am sitting on the fence. I'm not holding my baby yet, but...
After two frustrating, but transformational years trying to have a baby, my wife and I have just begun IVF. The best we’ve felt in those two years has come through rescuing a sweet little pup we named Ruby. She...
In honor of both Infertility Week and Mother's Day, we're presenting the birth story of little Ignacio.  Ignacio was born in early 2016 via gestational carrier. We'd love to introduce you to him, his parents, and his carrying family in this...
For the past few years I’ve had the honor of sharing my heart with others as we've journeyed through infertility. Not only is it something I’m comfortable sharing with anyone willing to listen in person, I've also had an...
Aside from a few weekend getaways, my husband and I have never taken an extended vacation together in the seven years we've been together. I am pretty content at home and have never found myself bit by the travel...

June Baby

12
Before I knew we'd struggle with infertility, I imagined a June baby. My husband and I both have June birthdays. A baby born in the same month as us sounded so sweet. We'd pack in all sorts of birthday...
I have one child. It’s not by choice. I would have had more if my eggs had cooperated. Other moms have one child because, well, they chose to have one child. Whether by our own personal choice or biology’s...
My husband and I have been blessed with one 3-year old son. And yet, in many ways, he is not quite our first-born. Not entirely. Because in some ways, that spot is reserved for – brace yourselves – our...
There was recently a parody of Meghan Trainor's Dear Future Husband. The viral video was sang by two hopeful Minnesota dads, as they anticipated the arrival of their adopted child. They called it Dear Future Baby. It tugged at...
Before you fire up your fingertips to type an offended response, please know there are no real benefits of infertility. Not one. But after three miscarriages, nine rounds of treatment and enough tears to fill the Gulf of Mexico,...
At 30, I had resigned myself to the fact that I may never meet the love of my life and I may never have kids. As it turned out I hadn't quite waited long enough. I met him shortly...
For the past two years I’ve been in the fight of my life. I faced an opponent bigger and stronger than me who had no regard for my emotions or well-being. Who didn’t care why I was in the...

FOLLOW US

42,322FansLike
17,735FollowersFollow
2,612FollowersFollow
3,448FollowersFollow

Mom Life

Summer: Now & Then

0
Fighting for the window seat on a train to catch a glimpse of the engine as the train turned... Decades later, this memory is...

Love and Knee Patches