My Perfect Breakdown

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The battle for Christmas 2017 recently took over our lives. Mr. MPB’s family wants us to fly to see them. My family wants their traditional Christmas eve gathering. And, Mr. MPB and I want Christmas morning at home. We have decided we will not negotiate Christmas morning at home.  We want a special morning as a family, and since we are the parents we are not going to negotiate on this.  Also,… Read More

Yesterday I realized that in order for me to be a mother, it means my son’s birth mother has been erased on his birth certificate.  With the change to his birth certificate and the fact that the original one is basically forever sealed, in the eyes of the government, our son’s birth mother no longer exists as his mother. I find this very unsettling.  Yet, I realize I have no authority to… Read More