Author Archives: Laura Mills

Waiting for a referral can feel like it takes forever

“Slipping into Parenthood”

“Slipping into Parenthood”

I bought that stuffed animal — and that book, and that baby hat — in a moment of weakness. But as the wait stretched on, I realized those slip-ups are what kept me going.

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A mother and her daughter, after making the decision to explore adoption

“Giving Me Her Quilt — and Her Dream”

When my grandmother handed me her precious quilt and said, "I'm counting on you to have a girl," I knew I wouldn't let her down.

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