Although my pregnancy wasn’t the dream I had for myself… I know, I know, it’s shocking not to feel like young, single and pregnant wasn’t my fairy tale ending, right, but I wasn’t ready to be a mother. I didn’t have a job, a stable home, or a good man who could take care of me or a child, nor a plan for the future.
Telling your family and friends you’re pregnant. Now here is a scary moment in time. For some young women it’s where you wish you could run away from this “predicament” but there’s no running, you’re pregnant and that is the fact that needs to be looked at.
I’m sure by the time you’ve found out about the new person you have inside of you, life has
A few years ago I was able to be part of a local birthmother group, it was a wonderful experience and I made so many wonderful friends. I was able to talk to girls who were about to place their babies for adoption, and ones who already had placed. Together we laughed and we cried but most of all we understood each other.
I remember after
I ran into a girl, well, woman now, I met when I was placing my son for adoption. We were both volunteering at an inner city medical retreat when she came up to me and asked, “This is a little bold but did you ever place a baby for adoption?” I looked at her and immediately I knew who she was. We hugged and began
In this 1 minute video Kristie shares the hard times and the joy of her journey in adoption. This video is titled 'A Changed Life'. Isn't it interesting that when our lives change it usually comes from a challenge and a joy?
A clip from an interview on The Rosie Show. "I am a show tunes kind of gal. My Pandora stations reflect it, and my car radio is permanently set to Sirius XM's On Broadway. Season tickets to two different theaters are in my desk drawer. As such a fan of musical's, I've liked Kristin Chenoweth ever since she was in You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.
What does being a birth mother mean to me? WOW!! I will try to put my feelings into words best as possible. I am the luckiest birth mother in the world. I never knew the hardest thing I've done in my life (which was to place my little girl 3 1/2 years ago) could have been the BEST thing that I've EVER done. She has