I wasn’t expecting this. If David and I had given birth to a child bearing our genes, there’s a good chance he or she would have been quiet, introverted, and prone to melancholy like us. Instead, we ended up with a giggling, bouncing, outgoing, joyful three-year-old.
Nia Vardalos (from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding") has written a can't-put-it-down book about her journey through adoption. You'll love this podcast and special giveaway!
With both wit and raw emotion, Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, opens up about her 10-year struggle with infertility and her journey to becoming a mother via adoption.
Mothering her eight children isn't always easy for Sara Though some days are hard, Sara learned the most important thing is to never give up.
Everything in life has the potential to be beautiful. Some things just need a second glance, a chance to prove to us that the view might not be what we expected: It might be even better.
I love to write, and I have made that passion central to my experience as a mother. My writing is not only for my children; it is also for me. My #1 coping strategy during the challenges of life is writing.
In No Biking in the House Without a Helmet, Greene reflects on her journey to adoption, raising children (both biological and adoptive) and what it means to be a family.
When someone tells me that they are glad I got to experience having my “own” child, I don’t get it. All of my kids are my own, and the experience of adoption is as beautiful and rewarding as is the act of carrying a child and giving birth.
Submitted by Carolyn Canning: The phone call came at 12:25 PM on September 26, 2006. Seven hours later I was the mother of a 17-month old, beautiful, blue-eyed boy These are the precious moments when we realize that life doesn’t always turn out the way we planned, sometimes it’s better than we ever imagined. After...