Andrea Wolloff

Andrea Wolloff is a writer, crafter, and new mom in Tampa, FL. She enjoys spending her free-time rock climbing with her husband, volunteering at her church's youth group, and hanging out with her parrot, Twitch. Find her at @awolloff on Twitter and follow her crafty life and weekend adventures on her blog.

4 Special Ways to Stay Close With Your Partner While Trying to Get Pregnant

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After months of trying to conceive, time spent with your partner can be lacking romance and losing its spark. Spontaneity is likely to be on the decline and replaced by calculated times of “intimacy.” Not being able to complete the task of becoming pregnant can be frustrating and draining for the both of you. That’s... Read more

What You Should (and Shouldn’t!) Say to Women Who are Struggling to Conceive

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If you personally do not have experience with a complicated pregnancy or difficulty trying to conceive, talking to someone dealing with those issues can be intimidating. While I believe it’s 100% okay to share your life and experience, you may want to consider being sensitive to the struggles of others. Here are a few dos... Read more

Trying to Conceive? Why You Should Share Your Story — and How to Do It

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I’m a firm believer in sharing your story with others. For my husband and I, it has been the recent struggle of trying to conceive (TTC) for a year and a half. Now I’m nine months pregnant and anxiously waiting the day I get to meet my little girl. But I don’t want to forget... Read more

Getting Through the Two-Week Wait While Trying to Conceive

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Live for today. If I could go back and give myself advice two years ago, that would be it. It took my husband and me about a year and a half to conceive. After a few months of “let’s just see what happens,” the reality that this would take longer than we anticipated set in.... Read more