“Family isn't always blood.
It’s the people in your life that want
you in theirs.
The ones who accept you for who you are.
The ones who would do anything to see you smile and love you no matter what.”Author Unknown
This quote sums up how I see my children’s Birth Parents, at least the ones we
are able to have relationships with.
They are family, they love not only the child
Many years ago, when Brad and I were dreaming of starting a family, I had big plans. I, of course was going to be the perfect Mom and my kids would be incredible. Here we are, married twenty years and many of our "big plans" have changed to meet reality. Turns out I am not a perfect Mom but I do have
It is that time of year many of look forward to (some even
plan for) all year long! Christmas is
filled with sweet smells, family gatherings, cards to friends, beautiful music
and twinkling lights. Christmas is a
time for celebrating and memory making, a time for reminiscing about the past and being thankful for today and the future. While we are enjoying everything that brings Christmas to life
Erma Bombeck stated: "There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake on Christmas morning and not be a child."
For a couple battling infertility, the statement could read: "There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake on Christmas morning to a house empty of children." I know this is true for me, because I have lived it. When you are a couple