I used to wonder whether my love for my son would be more intense if I'd given birth to him. Having a biological child validated the depth of my feelings the first time around.
Sam’s hair is close-cut and precisely edged. Looking at it from any angle, you can see that this child’s mother knows how to care for his hair. This has not always been the case.
The document we receive is not called a Mothering Certificate, it's a Certificate of Live Birth. So why isn't the birth mother's name on there?