One Country

Nowadays, it is not uncommon to see children of color with parents of different ethnicity.  It is more acceptable than it was back in the 1970’s.  You see it in different television shows, big movie cinema and in commercials.  I became a single parent to two beautiful biracial children in the 1990’s.

Infertility in the Age of Social Media: Surviving One Post at a Time

Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Halloween. Christmas. Then add all those little holidays and milestones you didn’t even know about like Olivia’s 6 month birthday. You can’t escape it: the bottomless pit of children’s pictures on social media. Many people secretly moan and groan but for me and my wife – two years in to infertility treatments – it’s feels like a digital snowball to the face.

Parenting with HOPE when things seem HOPELESS

The day before my second son was born I sat in my hospital room, a place I had called home for nearly a week due to strict bed rest orders, and cried because I knew what it meant to have to share my child with the world. Tomorrow he would no longer be just mine. I would no longer be the only one who could feel him move and squirm and kick. I would no longer be the only one who knew him, really knew him. He would be part of the world and the world was a scary place…