(Finally!) Feeling Like A Parent

We asked our readers, "When did you know in your heart that you were a mother or a father?" Here's what they had to say!

Our readers share their stories of becoming an adoptive parent.
Sick Days As many of you know, those first few weeks go by in such a blur. A month after arriving home, my daughter, Kate, caught a cold. As I sat with her into the wee hours of the morning, I found myself wishing that I could be sick instead of her. I knew at that moment that I would do anything to protect my daughter: I was finally Kate's mom. Five years later, I still think of that night ...

We asked our readers, “When did you know in your heart that you were a mother or a father?” Here’s what they had to say!

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