Anna Steingruber is a content curator and writer for Love What Matters and a senior at the University of Miami, where she studies political science and electronic media. Outside of school and work, Anna is a member of the Frost Band of the Hour color guard and an avid reader. She can often be found sitting out in the sun talking to a friend.
“It’s always exciting for your baby to learn to walk. But watching your child with a disability learn to walk? Nothing can describe it.”
Kris’ cousin felt her daughter would have a better life with Kris.
“We were given gut intuition for a reason. If you aren’t being seen, heard, or listened to DON’T BACK DOWN. You will never regret advocating for a loved one. You may however regret not doing so.”
“Many kids in my generation were coached to be seen, not heard; to assimilate and not make waves. Not my Jade!”
“I was scared of how my life would change. I wasn’t sure this was what I wanted. And every time someone asked if I was excited, I couldn’t really say yes. And yet, I didn’t feel like I could say that. I didn’t have the space to express that because so many others are struggling to get pregnant.”
“They get to relive the best parts of their childhood through her eyes.”
“I’m not his mom but I’m the only mom he knows. He calls me Mama Julie.”
“In the blink of an eye, I went from spending my days hanging with friends, hiking with my dog, and going to the beach, to waking up in a hospital trying to comprehend if I was going to survive.”
“We got each other’s numbers, and from that point on we were glued to our phones texting each other.”
“In a world that prioritizes flawless skin and facial symmetry, I want my subjects to feel represented and beautiful.”