Category: Infertility & Fostering

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That’s Not Hairspray, It’s Vomit

It has been a long time, friends. I figured I would just check in and let you know that I’m still alive. This last year has been quite an amazing ride. I had a baby. A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about what it was like wanting to have children, but not…
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5 Things I Shouldn’t Be Thankful For

  It is incredibly easy to remember all the hardships that happened over the last year. The loss of job, the loss of dog, the loss of my no-pants writing gig. It’s easy to count the losses and grief. I think those things stick in our craw because they are the times that we learned…
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Tears, Faith & Rage: Making Babies is Hard

There are things that make me cry. Commercials about farmers. Dogs that die in books. Onions. I don’t like it. I come from a house where my mom is a notorious cryer. Every Christmas, we get together on Christmas Eve and my mom pulls out the old “Littlest Angel” book to read out loud. Every…
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