Paying it Forward

There are still pieces I plan to write about our long road to parenthood through gestational surrogacy. This post is about the endpoint of every thing we’ve been through. I’ll go back and fill in the rest of the major events when I have the chance. As a woman who writes to process the heavy…

Happy Halloween?

I have many photos from the Halloweens of my childhood, dressed in the costumes my momma sewed for us. I remember going to the fabric store in our small town, choosing a pattern, and getting the supplies for our costumes. Some years, my poor mother sewed into the wee hours to finish our costumes on…