Category Archives: death of child

What’s in a name?

The minute the doctor told us I was expecting a girl I knew I wanted her to be named Sophie. To me, it was the most beautiful name in the world. It was feminine and timeless. I liked the way … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Life

“You have two beautiful babies,” Jean-Marc said when I woke up from the anestaesia.  I wanted to ask how they were doing, how big they were, if our little boy was all right, but my throat was so sore that … Continue reading

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The First Step in Our Journey to Adoption

I clearly remember the moment when I knew I wanted to adopt a child. It was on Memorial Day of 2007. Jean-Marc, on the other hand, always wanted to adopt. The first time he mentioned it to me was in … Continue reading

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