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Sometimes my heart breaks. Today is one of those days. A friend, another adoptive family, found out there baby was born.  And then, they found out the birth mother decided to parent*. My heart sank when she told me.  I felt myself catch my breath as tears fell from my eyes ever so slowly. All I wanted to do was wrap her up in a hug and silently hope that this doesn’t… Read More

My thoughts on adoption and breastfeeding are pretty simple: We will feed our child with formula. I am not going to try to induce lactation to breastfeed. Here’s why: I always assumed I’d breastfeed (sort of like I just assumed I’d get pregnant and have living children, and we all know how that worked out). But, because none of our 5 pregnancies got that far, I did not start researching it too… Read More