Laura Coleman interviews Daniel Eck, MS, LCPC, a clinical professional counselor with 6 years of experience. They talk about how to keep a marriage strong during fertility. They discuss some of the unique emotional challenges that couples undergoing fertility deal with and Daniel suggests some healthy coping mechanisms. Read More
What Happens When Your Plan A Becomes Plan B?
Chelsie was living a full and busy life. She was working, going to school, and working on her IVF fundraiser in the evenings when she got an unexpected phone call during class one day. Read More
Utilizing The Health Savings Account During Fertility
I feel like a fertility veteran. Five times I went into the stirrups for embryo transfer. It wasn’t fun. One of my egg retrievals, I chose not to do medication… Read More
Book Review of Jen Sincero’s You Are a Bad*** At Making Money
This particular section of the book really struck me deep. Positive thoughts will bring you what you desire and negative thoughts will push them away. I look back on my life and I think of moments that I just knew everything something was going to happen. Jen Sincero gives 5 ways our thoughts work. Read More
Does Your Money Personality Say Yes to IVF?
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jcedu-a06f5f Did you know that your Money Personality affects your decision about whether to do IVF, IUI, natural cycle IVF, or not to do fertility at all? Listen to the… Read More
Live With No Regrets
Five years ago I met a sweet little girl. I remember the first time I saw her. She came to church with her Pappo and she was dressed in the… Read More
The Financial Costs of Adopting a Family Member
Whenever I meet someone that has adopted/gone through fertility or is about to go through this journey, I get so excited as if we are both a part of a… Read More
Preparing Financially For Fertility and Adoption
I didn’t plan on adopting. It was never part of the “when I grow up, I want to adopt” plan. Instead, I imagined that I would be 25 years old, married, with 2 kids and we’d grow into 6 kids. I was going to be a stay-at-home mom that gardened, canned, and sewed clothes. The reality of my situation was that I didn’t find my Prince Charming until I was 33, married 7 months later at age 34, struggled with fertility for 2 years until we adopted 3 kids, and now I’m a working financial counselor/mom. Read More
What’s Your Side Hustle?
Yesterday I was speaking to my neighbor about the Total Eclipse that we experienced. She mentioned that her son lived just north of us right in the ideal path. A… Read More
Finding Peace after Job Loss
Recently I’ve come to greatly appreciate our Multiple Sources Of Income, our savings, no debt, and a stocked pantry. Thursday, my husband came home to inform me that his employment… Read More