How Becoming a Surrogate Made Me a Better Parent

When I began my surrogacy journey, I only briefly considered how it would affect my parenting as it related to my oldest son (6 years at the time) and his …

Coloring Outside the Lines

Impatience and frustration rear their proverbial ugly heads in my psyche a little too often these days. Motherhood seems to have breathed life into these nasty twins. With other people’s …

Is It Okay If I’m Not Raising Child Prodigies?

The invitation stares at me from my kitchen counter. It’s cream-colored card stock with daintily-embossed silver letters. The flourishing lines in the letter W, for We cordially invite you, are …