What if I Don’t Love Him

A few days ago, I was looking back at the photographs I have of my son before we brought him home, photos of when he was still in China. One of his therapists wants to do a photographic timeline with him, and I was click-click-clicking through the photos on my… Continue reading »

Dear Mom in the Waiting Room.

Dear Mom in the Waiting Room, I didn’t see you at first. What I noticed as we walked in was a young, laughing girl spinning around with a stuffed animal at the end of her outstretched arms. She had that kind of pure laugh that made me smile just hearing it. We were there… Continue reading »

The Mother’s Day Fairy.

Happy Mother’s Day. I started thinking about this Hallmark holiday, and what it really means.  To me, usually, it’s another day of pressure. Was this Mother’s Day special enough? Did Jax enjoy it?  Did I remember to store last year’s handmade card in the appropriate place?  Why isn’t that appropriate… Continue reading »