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Brandi & Shelton K.

Wichita, Kansas
We're Brandi and Shelton Koskie. In 2006 we founded BabyOrBust.com to chronicle our journey with infertility and IVF. We also created the first site online to act as a fundraiser to pay for our $20,000 procedure. Thanks to countless donors, we were able to raise more than $6400 and did our IVF... Full Bio
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Dear Paisley: Month 9 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This has been the month for milestones. You have been non-stop this month and I’m exhausted trying to keep up. They should make baby book pages with legal-sized pa ... Read on »
2010: That’s a Wrap by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility 2010… oh where oh where to begin. (I promise, this isn’t going to be a poem.) We started the year how we have begun the last five… with the Moreheads and Sw ... Read on »
Dear Paisley: Month 7 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Dear Paisley, Just yesterday you turned seven-months old, and it occurs to me that you are now closer to turning one than you are to your birth date. It’s going ... Read on »
Dear Paisley: Month 6 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility “You are the best thing, that’s ever been mine.” A new Taylor Swift song came out last week, “Mine”, and as soon as I heard that line I thought of you. It’s so ... Read on »
Dear Paisley: Month 5 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Oh my dearest Paisley Joon. You have just plain sucked my spare time away. It no longer exists. Which is why we’re a week in to October and just like last month I’m ... Read on »
Proudly participating ... by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Proudly participating in DietsInReview.com’s Blogs Against Breast Cancer ! Each site that posts this badge, they’ll donate $5 to the National Breast Cancer Foundat ... Read on »
Dear Paisley – Month 4 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility What kind of mother am I? A painfully busy one, which is why it’s September 13, and Paisley hit four months like three weeks ago or something. I honestly wrote this ... Read on »
Conceive Magazine, Page 60 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I could not be any more ecstatic to share with you that the featured success story in the fall 2010 issue of Conceive magazine is ours! I submitted the story ju ... Read on »
Dear Paisley – Month 3 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Dear Paisley, Three months already?! Stop it! What a conundrum I find myself in with you. I want nothing more than to keep you this size (like those unfortunate ... Read on »
29-Years Old by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Every year Shelton asks me what I want for my birthday. Little does he know that weeks in advance I’m pondering over new purses, shoes, massages, necklaces, expensi ... Read on »
Hooked on Phonics with Daddy by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Paisley absolutely eats up every vowel sound Shelton makes. They play this little game a lot. Are her coos and smiles not the most amazing?!?! ... Read on »
Dear Paisley – Month 2 by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I’ve never been good at math, and don’t pretend to be, so understand when I say I don’t understand how the time has added up to two months. I find it funny because ... Read on »
Paisley’s 2-Month Appointment by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I’ve been dreading this day for a little while. Sure, Paisley turning eight-weeks old is heartbreaking, I mean, the time seriously flies by! But today was her eight ... Read on »
Bliss by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Tonight was so perfect I wanted to capture it in a bottle. Instead, I rushed right in here to write it down before I forget. Paisley isn’t feeling too well, she ... Read on »
Apparently They DO Grow So Fast! by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I hate that I haven’t written down more. I don’t have the time to write every day and that’s the pace at which I’d have to write to keep up with her. We hit the six ... Read on »
Meet the Koskies by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility By high-noon this past Saturday there were 12 Koskies in this house. Now there are two; one of which is sleeping soundly on the sofa, one of which wishes she were, ... Read on »
Belly Button! by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Big day here, miss Paisley now has a belly button! We’ve been waiting anxiously for that cord to fall off. In fact, two weeks ago I asked the doctor if it were goin ... Read on »
Getting to Know Paisley by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last night Shelton leaned down to place Paisley in her swing and before he could move away from her, she ripped a fart that a truck driver would be proud of. And I ... Read on »
Our Birth Story by Brandi & Shelton K. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Tuesday, April 27, 2010 could be summed up in one word – epic. However, we all know I’m incapable of summing things up that easily, so I’ve prepared the longest pos ... Read on »
Welcoming Paisley Joon by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility What a week! Sorry posting has been so light, but as you can imagine, big adjustments around here with a newborn. Posting will likely continue to be light as we con ... Read on »