Becoming Mom

Before I had kids I never planned on having kids. There was a moment in the hospital where I would give birth to my first, where I was filling out pre-admissions paperwork and the nurse jokingly reminded me that “mother” was me, and not

Brave Enough

By Jennifer Palmer for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers “Do you think you’ll try to adopt again?” they ask, and the question settles on my shoulders like a shroud. My heart begins to race and my palms begin to sweat and my first