Finding half-siblings for my kids has been very important for me, in truth it is why I started blogging, in almost every post I would put our donors number (BGM 9581 by the way) and it is why I joined the DSR (Donor Sibling Registry) before my first was even born. I feel I have been lucky enough to find two half-sibs. One on the DSR, and one because of my blog. I know that there are at least 25 reported births as of earlier this year, but…Continue
Finally after 8 years of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act coming into play the police are laying down the law and investigating some questionable practices in the fertility trade in Canada. The AHRA act clearly states that the exchange of money for Sperm, Eggs, Embryos or the Services for Surrogate Mothers is a crime here in Canada. Then why have people been receiving money under the guise of such actions. Last month the RCMP raided an Ontario Agency called the …Continue
Blog posts are usually very organic for me, they pop into my head and I write them rather quickly with spelling mistakes and bad grammar all included. I then go back and fix my mistakes hoping that the post looks polished and well thought out. This post however is taking its time and feels very forced, it is being typed at my kitchen table with my 22 month old son on my lap, my 3 year old playing next to me chatting away about the most inane things and of course what’s a day without Dora…Continue
I am turning 40 in twelve days and I have never worn makeup in my life, okay except for maybe a few unfortunate attempts when I was 14 and angry at the world….black eye liner!
Not wearing makeup was never an issue for me, until about a year ago. I have an increasing case of Vitiligo and it has come up onto my face, gone are the cute little freckles that used to speckle themselves whimsically across my nose and down onto my cheeks. It became…Continue