blended family

‘I want a divorce.’ My husband’s wedding band was sitting on the doorstep. I needed to escape the disaster that was my life.’: Single mom begins co-parenting journey after divorce, finds love again

“My ex-husband is a welcome guest in our home and one of my closest friends. Whenever I tell people this, I get a skeptical look followed by, ‘So how does your husband feel about it?’ It does get a little weird at times, like when I accidentally call them the wrong name.”

‘The doctor said, ‘I don’t like this, let’s do a C-section right away.’ I could hear them talking urgently, sucking noises, requests for tubes and oxygen — but no cry.’: Mom goes into preterm labor at 34 weeks, ‘Our family feels complete’

“No one said anything but there was some whispering and I was asked to start coming by every 2 hours. ‘Just to make sure,’ they said. There is nothing you can do except to trust the doctors but I couldn’t shake the feeling something was wrong and nobody wanted to tell me.”

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