Madeline Norris is a content discoverer and behind-the-scenes publisher for the Love What Matters team. Currently, she is a student at Occidental College, where she is studying English Literature, Creative Writing, and Media Arts & Culture. When she isn’t working, she can be found reading, exploring LA, or in her college’s coffee shop.
“She asked me to be with her in the delivery room, which was an honor I will never forget—just the two of us welcoming our daughter into this world.”
“His birth mother held him with tears running down her cheeks. In that moment, we knew the sacrifices and heartbreak birth mothers live through. We all hugged and cried together, knowing this was the right decision all around.”
“I made one of the biggest mistakes a parent could make: I was irresponsible. I waited for the Child Services to arrive. I wondered if they’d take her away from us. If they did, would we be able to say goodbye? Would they give us a second chance?”
“After 13 years of marriage, 9 years of infertility, 3 years of fostering to adopt, and over a dozen caseworkers later, I humbly can say our waiting adventure is finally over!”