Infertility

How to Survive Mother’s Day if You’ve Experienced Adoption or Infertility

April 29, 2014

Not everyone gets warm Hallmarky feelings about Mother’s Day. While the maternally privileged (like me, currently both having a mom and being a mom) buy cards and flowers and/or receive cards and flowers, others dread this time of year. Many of these Mother’s Day dreaders are connected through the experience of adoption, some also through […]

Novelist Q&A: The Mothers by Jennifer Gilmore

August 29, 2013

A local friend, breathless on the other end of the line, says, “My husband heard you on NPR this morning talking about your new adoption book — congrats, Lori!” I then admit I have no idea what the caller is talking about. A bloggy friend: “Lori, there’s an author talking about open adoption in an […]

Breaking Hope

October 9, 2012

Either Hope is fickle or I am. Our relationship, especially during my days of attempting to resolve infertility, was a contentious one. I pinned so much on Hope. We’re revisiting posts about “hope” for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. Kathy directs us to find an old […]

Infertility and adoption on the Super Bitter Infertiles podcast

September 14, 2012

I got to be part of a podcast recently with the Super Bitter Infertiles. As part of her Faces of ALI series,  JJiraffe interviewed me, along with Mo and Cristy (Shelley was on vacation and I didn’t get to “meet” her). We laughed, we cried. It was better than Cats. The gals chat first about […]

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