Corey and Melinda–Our Story / Part 1

Infertility sucks.  That’s the long and short of it, really.  Anyone who has been through the heartache of infertility and tells you that it was just a “bump in the road” isn’t being completely honest.  Let me put it bluntly:  getting knocked-up and having a baby the old-fashioned way is totally easier.  The pain of placing 312 inquiries on waiting children only to be turned down 312 times?  That’s … Continue reading Corey and Melinda–Our Story / Part 1

Step by Step

March 23rd, 2011.  Today we find out the date of the birth mother’s C-Section and the date that we (keep your *fingers crossed*) will hold our little one in our arms.  I have to admit, I’m feeling a little um…wacky?!  The very moment that I catch myself getting excited this voice in my head tells me not to “count my chickens before they hatch”.  I suppose this … Continue reading Step by Step

Another Look at Love.

Adoption is a marvelous, beautiful, crazy, emotional whirlwind, AMAZING kind of thing.  Our birth mother could have choose abortion and opted for adoption instead.  I believe that everyone has the right to choose what is best for them, but to allow your child the gift of life–that is a gift beyond measure.  (No hate mail please, this is my opinion.) To me, it says so much about her and the … Continue reading Another Look at Love.