Touching

Touching

I got on the bus. 3 boys yelled at me, Hey white boy! Mom, I was nervous.’ After all, I was the only white boy on the bus. They asked if I use the N-word. ‘No, my Stepdad is black. Hes my family.’: Mom of autistic son finds new love

“Austin, my son with autism, asked him, Have you killed anyone in a war? I quickly tried to hush him up. He looked at Austin and said, No, but I know bullets can kill. Austin looked perplexed. Do you like video games? Yes, I love video games. Austin smiled from ear to ear.”

These people were our friends. I couldnt wrap my head around someone wanting to hurt my son.: Daycare teachers husband abuses little boy, mom says shes extremely grateful her son lived

I thought Id pop in and check on my son. My child is a happy child and lights up when he sees me. I got there and he was asleep on the couch. I tried waking him up and he would barely open his eyes. knew something was wrong. When I began examining his head, I noticed it was swollen. Richard said my son fell off a rocking chair, but that my son was acting fine so he didnt call me.

‘It was happening all over again. My husband kissed me. ‘I love you.’ We had one egg left. The last thing I remember was tears falling as they put a mask on my face.’: Couple battling infertility says ‘You are never gonna keep us down’

“I woke up 15 minutes later, still delirious when my doctor opened the door. I sat in silence. Click…click…click. The silence continued. I knew something wasn’t right. I put one arm on his back and one over my eyes and began to sob. I am a ‘fixer’ and I couldn’t fix this.”

‘They tell you to hold the baby. They tell you to forget about your to-do list, because that sweet, little babe is so worth snuggling. And you forget to hold the baby.’: Mom urges to ‘let everything else fall by the wayside’ because nothing is more important

“But they fail to mention how that baby grows. That little one who once rested so perfectly upon your chest doesnt fit there quite so well anymore. And you forget to hold the baby. But that babe, your growing babe, still needs you.”

‘From the bathroom all he heard was, BABE?! Just 2 weeks after meeting the birth mom, we found out we were pregnant. I was actually mad. God why NOW?’: Couple gets pregnant when least expecting it, has beautiful open adoption

“I had a missed call. My husband then got a call. We looked at each other… Answer it! Louis, are you with Audrey? Yes, she can hear you. The words she spoke stopped time for me. Everything she said next was hard to process. I was shocked. It all felt right. We felt a calmness that cant be explained.”

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