• Why I Feel Deep Love And Empathy For My Daughter's Birth Mom

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    When this picture was taken, my daughter's birth mother was feeling the first pains of labor. We were on a spring break trip, having a great time. It's easy for me to believe that my daughter, Elliana's, story started when my phone rang around midnight that Saturday night. But, the truth is, when my daughter was making her entrance into the world, I was sitting outside Ted Drewes on a chilly Saint Louis night, eating custard, completely unaware of her. She was a dream in my heart and a prayer on my lips, but another mother felt the pains of her arrival. Another mother labored.
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