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
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
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.