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M is for Michelle….

I am thirty-six years old and originally from Chicago. I currently reside in Wisconsin with her two children, ages twelve and sixteen years old and husband of almost two years. I am also a birth mother of one sweet boy who just turned three years old in August of this year.   In 2014, at the age of thirty-three, I found herself pregnant from an abusive boyfriend… Continue reading M is for Michelle….

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H is for Homophobia……

Why would I have to worry about homophobic people in my journey....Well simply because when I choose a family, I chose a same-sex couple.  Homophobia ~ "Encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT)."  I know I should not let those people's judgement effect me but when comments are made… Continue reading H is for Homophobia……

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F is for Fallon​

Fallon was born in May 2017 almost two and a half year after B was born.  I from the time B was born till Fallon was born never opened my heart to an infant because I was afraid to love a baby.  That all changed when I held her for the first time, from that… Continue reading F is for Fallon​

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A is for Austin…..

     Austin is currently 16 years old and when I choose an adoption plan he was just about to turn 13 years old.  I have put him through more life events than one may ever experience and it all happened by the age of 13.  When he was 6 years old, I got divorced… Continue reading A is for Austin…..

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Silence Has Been A Gift

I have been silent as I have been unmotivated to write and wanted to focus on myself, my kids, my husband and my professional career.  My silence has been a gift and has helped me refocus on what is important. While I been silent, I was still living a busy yet rewarding last few months.… Continue reading Silence Has Been A Gift

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An Open Conversation with Austin

Sophocles has said' “Sons are the anchors of a mother's life."  I could not agree more with this as Austin has been by my side through everything; pregnancy with his sister, divorce from his father, few breakups, pregnancy with Little B, the adoption process, college classes, my grief process after Little B voluntary termination of… Continue reading An Open Conversation with Austin