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Why Elf on the Shelf is Good for Your Relationship

You've implemented Elf on the Shelf as part of your kid's holiday traditions, but did you realize it could be helping your relationship too?  Rituals are important in any relationship and will help you increase your positive interactions.  Find out why this is important here and how to do this all year long. 

6 Strategies for Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays

If you're going through infertility, the holidays will likely be a challenging time.  You may not even be aware of your emotions or the potential to be put in uncomfortable and stressful situations over the course of the season.  Here I discuss 6 strategies for getting through the holidays, using your support systems, and enjoying your time with your partner. 

"When Are You Going to Have a Baby?" How to Start Communicating about Infertility

Are you facing infertility or trouble conceiving?  It can be difficult to explain your situation to family and friends, and inevitably they will be asking you questions about when you're having a baby, or another baby, and when they will become grandparents.  Learn how to begin talking about infertility so that those difficult conversations don't become hurtful and destructive.  You can get the support you need by processing your emotions and communicating your needs clearly. 

5 Infertility Myths Busted and the Truths You Need to Know

Infertility is a complex and often misunderstood condition.  Infertility does not discriminate, it spans racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, education, and religious groups and affects approximately 10% of the population.  Chances are you know someone facing infertility, but how much do you know about it?  Here are five common myths about infertility and the truths you may find fascinating. 

How to Weather the Storm of Infertility Together

Have you ever heard the term "rainbow baby?"  A rainbow baby is a baby that is born after a stormy period (infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, etc.).  This baby, like a rainbow, is an example that a beautiful gift can come out of a dark time.  Infertility is a devastating storm, with one of the most common reactions being isolation.  Move through your journey with your partner by you side, each of you providing support for the other.  Learn how to join forces with your partner to effectively weather the storm of infertility together.