This is the season of gratitude. I do not have adequate words to express my appreciation for the many people who have been an integral part of our first two years. So, Happy Birthday to us; we are officially a toddler! The infancy stage was challenging, to say the least, lacking in sleep and full of every emotion. … As I reflect on all we encountered trying to get our first ever print magazine on stands, I am struck by the village of people it took to make it happen. Facing one struggle after another, I almost lost hope we would make it on time.
As those of us who have had children know, pregnancy can be hard! So, can you imagine putting your body through that discomfort, the risks, and the hormonal see-saw required to carry a child for a couple you do not know? That is what it means, most times, to be a surrogate. … In recent years, it has become much more common to hear of people, including celebrities, who have become parents through surrogacy.