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Be a Parkbridge Resorts Summer Hero – Win a Mini Stay – RSVP NOW for April 26.

This summer be a summer hero with Parkbridge Resorts. There’s a lot to love about summer. Longer days and better weather, plus so many long weekends. But what should you do if you haven’t started any of the planning for all those long weekends yet? Well don’t worry we are going to tell you just why you still have time and really should consider a gorgeous rental at Parkbridge Resorts as your summer backdrop to a lifetime of great memories.

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The Lakes of Wasaga cabins are heated, safe, clean and family friendly. You can easily spend a week or two there as many have fully stocked kitchen areas. A family could easily sleep 5 to 6 in some of the cabins. At Lakes of Wasaga there are many nearby stores if you need to run out and grab some food to cook in the well equipped kitchen.

 Parkbridge has options to purchase a cabin as well. You can rent, or buy which makes this a really appealing way to manage a yearly family vacation or an entire season of glamping. There are options for people of all ages and each Parkbridge community is unique. Stay a week, a month, an entire summer or longer.

Part of the beauty of a Parkbridge vacation is knowing you can rest all summer long.

If you have ever contemplated cottage ownership but worried about upkeep, well here you have much less to worry about that way. At Parkbridge your home away from home is taken care of when you are away.

You can learn more about Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities this week at our Linked Moms twitter party April 26 at 8 p.m. EST. There are more than $1200 worth of prizes!! RSVP now for the possibility of winning a prize. The grand prize will be a three night stay at Lakes of Wasaga. There are 3 VISA gift cards as well.

Follow along right away with #ParkbridgeLife hashtag on Twitter.

Follow Parkbridge Resorts on Twitter too.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm EST
  • Hosts@ParkbridgeLife
  • Co-Hosts: @LinkedMoms Star  @Inkscrblr  Star   @DownshiftingPRO
  • Questions@LinkedMoms
  • Hashtag: #ParkbridgeLife
  • Prizing eligibility: Star Canada Only Star Over $1,200 in prizing
  • ONE 3 Night MINI STAY at Parkbridge’s Lakes of Wasaga Resort and 3 $50 Visa Gift Cards will be awarded.
  • RSVP NOW.

We are working with Parkbridge Life again this year to share their great accommodation options with readers. As such we are compensated. Please join us for a great chat on Wednesday night!!

Linked Moms Parkbridge Life Twitter Party April 26, 2017 Save The Date

Spring is in full swing here and that always gets us thinking about summer travel plans. It’s time to get plotting out your summer schedule. Because summer is over in the blink of an eye and summer memories are precious. So, let the planning begin and grab hold of summer for all its worth this year!

As always we have some amazing prizes to giveaway during the party. One grand prize winner will leave the party with their own mini stay at Lakes of Wasaga (3 nights). Now trust us when we say that Lakes of Wasaga is the perfect Parkbridge Resort to make summer memories at. We love it year round and have visited in summer and winter months. Parkbridge gives new meaning to the word GLAMPING.

Don’t get caught this year without a summer plan! Parkbridge has amazing options for families and couples too. Summer is a sweet time to share memories and enjoy all the amazing activities offered at Parkbridge Resorts. Summer travel planning doesn’t have to be hard with Parkbridge Resorts.

Follow along right away with #ParkbridgeLife hashtag on Twitter.

Follow Parkbridge Resorts on Twitter too.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm EST
  • Hosts@ParkbridgeLife
  • Co-Hosts: @LinkedMoms Star  @Inkscrblr  Star   @DownshiftingPRO
  • Questions@LinkedMoms
  • Hashtag: #ParkbridgeLife
  • Prizing eligibility: Star Canada Only Star Over $1,200 in prizing
  • RSVP to follow soon!! This is your save the date notice only.

We are working with Parkbridge Life again this year to share their great accommodation options with readers, and as such we are compensated. Stay tuned for the RSVP page soon and more details!!

Save the Date for World Vision Canada #WorldVisionWater Twitter Party Tuesday, May 3 @ 8PM ET

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  The year we are once again partnering with World Vision Canada to discuss another important issue: Water.  Globally 663 million people do not have access to clean water.  We take for granted how easy it is to access water in our daily lives.  We go to the bathroom, the kitchen even out outdoor taps in the summer to access water quickly and easily.  That is not the case for millions of families around the world.   World Vision Canada has taken on a 5 year project to invest $400 million to help tackle the global water crisis.  The goal is to provide accessibility to clean water!

World Vision asked a few Canadian influencers to take the World Vision Water Challenge and see if their families could go with minimal use of water in one day… one day.  You can read more about how Merry Spooner Kuchle of Merry About Town did the one tap all day challenge with her family or how Tammy of In R Dream did the World Vision water challenge with her family of six! Read more about her experience here: Opening Our Eyes. A couple more will also have stories to share before the part

We all have the ability to make a change even in incremental ways.  We would love for you to join us to learn more about The World Vision Water Challenge May 3rd at 8 p.m. EST.

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Time:  8 pm ET

Hosts:  @inkscrblr @WorldVisionCan @linkedmoms and @DownshiftingPRO

Guests:   @Merry120 as well as @MOMEO and @INRDream.

Hashtag:  #worldvisionwater

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A few more facts about World Vision Canada Clean Water gifts:

  • Clean Water gifts range from $25 to $50 a month and they make a dramatic impact.
  • Every minute a child under five dies from diarrhea related to contaminated water.
  • Children lead healthier lives and child death rates dramatically decrease due to a decline in diseases caused by unclean water, poor sanitation and lack of hygiene
  • When children and families have access to clean water, it transforms every aspect of their lives. Together with improved sanitation and proper hygiene, clean water brings real change.
  • Sustainability is a goal for WVC projects.
  • World Vision provides more people with clean water than any other NGO.

We hope to see you there May 3rd at 8 p.m. EST. And please take a moment to visit http://www.worldvision.ca/

Please join us May 3rd for a #worldvisionwater @worldvisioncan twitter chat. 8 p.m. EST.

Remember the hashtag #worldvisionwater and stay tuned for more information about this important topic. Please consider how you can make an impact on someone else’s life with the gift of clean water.

***DATE CHANGE*** Conceivable Dreams–Keeping the Conversation going on Infertility (IVF) funding in Ontario–Twitter Party Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015

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I am reminded yet again the beauty of being part of a family.  With the kids starting to get settled into their routines, I am reminded how much I love being a mom.  I am blessed to have three children that bring nothing but joy to my life.  I really cannot remember a time that I did not want to be a mom.  I never considered a life without children.  It perplexes me when people don’t want to have children and it saddens me when I meet people that do want to have children and cannot.  I have come to understand a few truths: dealing with infertility is not about ‘making the wrong choices’ or ‘delaying the decision’.  Often infertility is due to other causes like cancer treatment, PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome) or endometriosis.  Couples don’t choose to go the long road. It still amazes me to know that 1 in 6 couples struggles with infertility and there are thousands of women and men who have been unable to access in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments they need due to inequitable of often prohibitive funding barriers.

As an supporter of those Canadians seeking help with IVF treatment, it’s important to see that some of the milestones in the progress to get public funding continue.  We, as a country, are new to the publicly funded formula of to help with infertility treatment. Acknowledging that infertility  is a legitimate health issue and medical condition, is a step in the right direction for publicly funded IVF solutions.  Infertility treatment In Canada is mostly privately funded with people having to pay between $10,000 –13,000 per round of treatment.  This can be taxing on any couple or young family so the need to have a publicly funded program continues to be a priority for both patients, doctors and clinicians. Currently, New Brunswick has some funding ($5,000 grant), Manitoba has a tax credit and Quebec still has a plan (although it is under review and likely to be dramatically altered). Over a year ago, the Government of Ontario had promised a program and we anxiously await the announcement of what that will look like in the near future.  As Canadians we need to ensure that there is a continued dialog to create funding for infertility treatment across the board.  If you want to further understand where we are in this landscape nationally, I encourage you to read this great post by Paula Schuck at Thriftymomma’s Tips.  She gives you a better perspective on where each province is in this mouse trap.

Continued advocacy from patient groups, like Conceivable Dreams gives us hope that the input that they were able to give during the building process of the Ontario Infertility program is time well spent.  It is not easy to put together a comprehensive programs that will be beneficial and equitable.  We do know that experience from around the world show that established IVF funding programs provide consistent health and safety standards, positively impact the mental and physical health of those affected by infertility  and significantly reduce the rate of higher multiple births. This leads to improved health for mom and babies and will also reduce the cost to the healthcare system.

Important Events in the next Two Weeks

  • In the next two weeks there are events bringing greater awareness in the infertility world.  The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) annual meeting/ conference takes place Oct. 1-4 .  The CFAS is the recognized Canadian multidisciplinary authority in reproductive science and medicine.  They will be discussing is the merits of public funding for IVF.
  • At the conference (in conjunction with IAAC) the Family Matters Challenge will take place.   For the last two years, IAAC supporters have been successful in raising their voices to say that family does matter.  You can join in as they are still looking for volunteers.

 

  • IAAC  is also launching a new web site (they are the national support for infertility patients.) They will now be called Fertility Matters.  You can follow them on twitter @FertilityMattrs.

It’s time to take stock of what’s happening for infertility patients in Canada.  Please join Conceivable Dreams, the Ontario Infertility Patient Advocacy Group,(@IVF4ON), Paula Schuck (@Inkscrblr), myself (@DownshiftingPRO) and our @LinkedMoms community for a Twitter Party on Wednesday, September 30 at 8 pm ET

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IVF4ON

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/

DATE:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015

TIME:

8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:

@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @IVF4ON

LinkedMoms website

HASHTAGS: #IVF40N #ONPOLI

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck

@DownshiftingPROMargarita Ibbott

RSVP for #ParkbridgeLife Twitter Party April 15 at 8 p.m. EST

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Parkbridge Lifestyle Resorts

The weather is ever so slowly giving way to April showers, and you know what that means?? It’s almost time to get booking your cottages and camp sites so you don’t miss out on that beautiful short summer vacation season when all is right with the world in Canada and the snow is a distant memory. Happily, it is also time for you to RSVP for a twitter party so you can learn more about Parkbridge Resorts and Lifestyle Communities.

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communties

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

Parkbridge, Canada’s leading owner and operator of land lease communities believes in affordable, comfortable and secure places to live, vacation and retire. Parkbridge has four types of properties: Cottage & RV Resorts, Retirement Communities, Family Lifestyle Communities & Marinas. Both Margarita and I took our families to Lakes of Wasaga last year during the summer so we have first hand experience with how much fun your family can have at Parkbridge Resorts. From mini golfing to special event dinners and corn roasts, to swimming, exploring and using a paddle boat on the lake at Lakes of Wasaga, Parkbridge has no shortage of things to keep your entire family active. At the same time, you can easily also just curl up with a good book and rest poolside or on the patio absorbing the peaceful surroundings. There are so many ways to enjoy Parkbridge Resorts.

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Looking to get away this summer at an affordable price? Check out the resorts section on the Parkbridge Life web site and browse the map, or search resorts by name: http://www.parkbridge.com/en-ca/Pages/CottageRVResorts.aspx

There are amenities for people of all ages and each community is unique in what it offers. Stay a week, a month, an entire summer or a whole season from April through to Thanksgiving. You can rest easy, relaxing all summer long when you know your property is being well maintained by the team at Parkbridge. Because you either rent, or lease your property the grass will be cut and the cabin clean and safe, whether you are in it or at home away from the cottage. Parkbridge is an affordable means of owning a cottage. Parkbridge resorts and communities are located in Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, British Colombia and Ontario. And you’ll breathe even easier knowing that the resorts are among the best managed and most affordable getaways in Canada.

You can learn more about Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities this month at our Linked Moms twitter party April 15 at 8 p.m. EST. There are $1200 worth of prizes!! The grand prize is a three night stay at one of the Parkbridge Resort communities. There are also several Visa credit cards to win. RSVP now for the possibility of winning a prize. The grand prize will be a three night stay at one of the many Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities in Canada.

Eligibility Rules are here: Read them so you don’t lose out.

Please remember to show Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities some love on their social channels:

Twitter – @ParkbridgeLife

Facebook – Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities.

and follow the hosts as well for a chance to win.

@LinkedMoms

@inkscrblr

@downshiftingpro

We can’t wait to share this with you! See you there! Remember to RSVP with your twitter handle. And this particular party, the prizes are only open to Canadians.



Help Advocate for Public Funding of IVF #ABHC4IVF #ABpoli–Join the Conversation on LinkedMoms Wed. Oct. 8 at 8 pm

In the last year, #Linkedmoms has been an active advocate on helping public funding for IVF be a part of the conversation in Canada.  One in six people is affected by Infertility in our country.  One of the most important messages that I made last year during the OHIP4IVF campaign is that YOU may not have been affected by infertility issues but infertility issues affects us all. A report by the University of Alberta (The Assisted Reproductive Technologies report)  found that the province of Alberta can save up to $97 million by coupling public funding with single embryo transfer for those who need IVF.

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Last spring we were happy to see that public funding for IVF was added to the Ontario provincial budget.  Ontario has joined Quebec and Manitoba in funding partial or providing a tax credits.  We are continuing to support the conversation of publicly supported infertility treatments and look to Alberta to be the next province that will join the movement to create healthy families in Canada.

Generations of Hope #ABHC4IVF #ABPOLI

On Wednesday, October 8th at 8 pm, Linkedmoms chat will focus on how you can become an advocate for public funding for IVF.  Hosted by Generations of Hope, during the chat, we will be illustrating ways that you can keep the conversation going.  We want to help you advocate and petition your MLA.  You can read Paula Schuck’s and Brooke Berry’s post on how you can take steps to advocate for Invitro Fertilization treatment in Alberta.

Join the conversation using the

#ABHC4IVF and #ABPOLI hashtags.

Website: Generations of Hope

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/generationsofhope

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gensofhoope

Please join us for this very important hour on how to advocate for public funding of IVF in Alberta:

DATE:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014

HASHTAGS: #ABHC4IVF and #abpoli

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms and Generations of Hope @gensofhope

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

Maternal Health #LinkedMoms Chat Wed. May 14 @ 8 pm ET–#ohip4ivf #onpoli

Today I had to get blood test and give a urine sample so that I could get insurance coverage.  This is not unusual in the process of acquiring proper coverage.  I have had blood tests many times in my life. Who hasn’t?

Living in Canada we have the privilege of going to our doctor, asking for diagnostic testing and follow up.  We do this to keep ourselves healthy and to make sure that we are not creating problems down the line.

As I go through this process, I have come to appreciate our health care system and what it offers us in return: reliable and universal healthcare.  There are many of us that need only access this system sporadically.  I have had to be hospitalized only a handful of times in my life: three to give birth and two to deal with miscarriages.  For a women, these will likely be the most important times in our lives.

I have to say that when we had our first child, we had a few complications that required her to be in the neo-natal intensive care unit.  It was not for long but it was lengthy enough for me to realize that I did not want to return there anytime soon.

Beside the incubator housing our daughter was a set of tiny twins that had been delivered pre-maturely.  They were so tiny compared to our bundle of joy.  They were so fragile.  One was successful in thriving and one, Robyn (I still remember that child’s name), did not.  It broke my heart to know these parents were suffering this loss. They were there before our daughter was in the NICU and they remained there long after we were sent home.

These are the times that you reflect on the importance of good maternal healthcare.  The importance of helping a couple to become a family and wanting to make sure that they are in the best possible care and circumstance to have that baby.

I have been working on the Conceivable Dreams campaign to get one round of IVF publically funded so that other families can have the experience we have had with our children.  One round, one child… no trip to the NICU.

Join us for our continued dialog on #Linkedmoms chat as we discuss Maternal Health and what that looks like with IVF.

Please be sure and follow Conceivable Dreams on: Twitter and Facebook.  Join the conversation using the #OHIP4IVF hashtag.

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHIP4IVF

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/conceivablebooks/

Please join us for this very important and fact filled hour on #OHIP4IVF:

DATE:
MONDAY, MAY. 14th, 2014

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF

LinkedMoms website

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

We have provided some tweets that you can share with your followers to create greater awareness of why single embryo IVF is a good choice for Ontario.

Multiples are 17 times more likely to be born pre-term, require a C section and need expensive care at birth and throughout life #ohip4ivf #onpoli

On average, low birth weight twins will cost the health care system about $1M over their lifetime. #ohip4ivf #onpoli

Multiple births create significant health risks to mother and baby and are a major burden on the overall health system. #ohip4ivf #onpoli

Public funding 4 IVF will help deliver health, social and fiscal benefits well into the future. #ohip4ivf #onpoli


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#LinkedMoms Chat celebrating #WorldAutismAwarenessDay #WAAD2014 – Wed. Apr.2 at 8 pm ET–Join Us

April 2nd is a vey special day.  The United Nation has designated every April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD2014.  It is a day to create awareness, educate, donate and celebrate.  I recently wrote a post on The Canadian Mother Resource blog about how it came about that we found out about our son being on the Autism Spectrum. We have been working successfully to ensure that he has a positive school experience and with the help ‘of many’ he is happy in his grade 7 class at a French-as-a-first language school. 

We know that as many as 1:68 children are on the Autism Spectrum.  In order to bring light to and education to ASD many organizations are celebrating #WAAD2014.  Here are just a few that you might want to know about. 

In Canada Autism Society Canada creates awareness by just wearing BLUE on April 2, 2014: 

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Another fantastic world initiative is Light It Up Blue where national landmarks are lit up in blue to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD2014.  Here are just a few examples show on the AutismSpeaksCA website.  Follow the #LIUB hashtag and #WAAD2014 tomorrow

In the US April is National Autism Awareness Month:  National Autism Awareness Month 2014 Badge Web Ready

Both Paula and I have children with special needs but more importantly we have VERY SPECIAL CHILDREN.  We love them to bits and we know that although we have challenging days, we also have very memorable days with them.

Please join us on #LinkedMoms Chat as we discuss some of the trials and joys of having an ASD Child (in my case).  We welcome any blog posts, FB posts etc. that you would like to share with our #LinkedMoms Community.

DATE:
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014

HASHTAG:  #LinkedMoms #WAAD2014

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms

LinkedMoms website

MODERATORS

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

Join us on @LinkedMoms Chat – Wed. March 26 at 8 pm ET for #LinkedInForBloggers–You need to be there!

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I have a passion for LinkedIn®.  Long before others understood the importance of networking on-line, I was preaching to the doubters.  LinkedIn® is a powerful networking platform.  So much so that every second two more people join LinkedIn®. With that kind of growing professional network it is no wonder that we find many brands and brand managers listed there.  Remember LinkedIn® has over 277 million global members.

Here is the thing, many bloggers have yet to discover the benefits of being on LinkedIn® feeling that it is not ‘social’ enough or that the platform does not welcome  mom or dad bloggers.  That is not true.  LinkedIn® helps expose you to potential clients (brands, PR firms/agencies or digital marketing types) that are looking for professionals.  So if you are a professional blogger that is always looking for opportunities, then you need to be on LinkedIn. 

If you are looking to connect and work with a particular brand, then you need to be on LinkedIn® just to be able to see if you are connected to someone that works in that company.  Working on the principal of six degrees of separation, you will be able to find someone that knows someone that works with someone that may be able to help you out.

Remember, as bloggers, we live in a very social world, but that does not mean that brand and marketing people are there.  They may be in a boardroom or office with little to connection to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  It also means that some owner and decision makers are to busy running their business and they just need to find you in a directory.  That is what LinkedIn® is: a worldwide professional directory.

If you want to know more about why blogger need to be on LinkedIn®, you can read my 5 Reasons Bloggers Need to be on LinkedIn post that I wrote for Type A Parent.  Please leave me a comment and let me know how you use LinkedIn®.

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Once again in an effort to help our Blogger Community grow, we will be hosting a #LinkedIn4Blogger Chat.  Join me as I give you tips on working with LinkedIn® on #LinkedMoms Chat

DATE:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms

LinkedMoms website

MODERATORS

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

Special Family Day @LinkedMoms Twitter Chat–with Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF–Monday Feb. 17 – 8 pm

I live in a world of privilege. I have my health, a great husband and three beautiful children.  I am lucky.

This weekend, I will be celebrating Family Day with my family.  I think one of the best public holidays ever invented was Family Day.  It’s the perfect time to re-connect and just have a bit of fun.

Creating a family was a dream I always had.  When my husband proposed to me, I asked that he promise to give me children before I said ‘yes’.  Without hesitation, he agreed, it was his dream too.

We are lucky.  However, this is not what some couples experience.  Their road is a tougher road to travel.

In the last 18 months my good friend and LinkedMoms colleague, Paula Schuck, has been working hard as the Community Manager for Conceivable Dreams to bring many of us an understanding that this does not happen easily for everyone.  Not all couples are blessed with being able to conceive as easily as we did.  Although, we too had our trials (I had two miscarriage) in the long run we were blessed with three happy, healthy children.

I have to admit that I had the best of care when I suffered those loses.  It was truly amazing. It made the whole traumatic ordeal survivable.  But these ordeals where nothing compared to the emotional roller coaster of infertility diagnosis and treatment.  Going through IVF (in-vitro fertilization) treatment can be very emotionally straining and the cost can be exuberant for couples.  What Conceivable Dreams is advocating for is for IVF treatment to be covered under OHIP. 

To help us understand what some of this entails, LinkedMoms is hosting a special twitter party for Conceivable Dreams on Monday, February 18th at 8 pm – Family Day!

Please be sure and follow Conceivable Dreams on: Twitter and Facebook.  Join the conversation using the #OHIP4IVF hashtag.

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHIP4IVF

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/conceivablebooks/

Please join us for this very important and fact filled hour on #OHIP4IVF:

DATE:
MONDAY, FEB. 17th, 2014

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF

LinkedMoms website

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

 

Below is a small list of blog posts that you can read from various bloggers that are or have dealt with IVF problems.  Its is their view on why OHIP should cover a limited about of IVF treatments.

Great interview and posts by Paula Schuck @Inkscrblr

http://www.thriftymommastips.com/2012/12/a-holiday-story-of-hope-ohip4ivf-onpoli.html

http://www.thriftymommastips.com/2013/06/weve-been-trying-since-i-was-25.html

Funding around the world

http://www.thriftymommastips.com/2012/10/poland-next-in-line-to-fund-in-vitro.html

Great Infographics from Sheri @Kidsummers.

http://kidsumers.ca/2013/01/ohip-funding-of-ivf-its-a-win-win-ohip4ivf-onpoli/

A man’s perspective IVF spouse support from @UrbanDaddyBlog

http://urbandaddy.wordpress.com/2012/12/01/four-ways-men-can-support-their-spouses-during-in-vitro-fertilization/

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