"What to Expect When You're Not Expecting"

One mother mourned the loss of the traditional "moments" of pregnancy. But she found that international adoption brings plenty of moments of its own.

International adoption is a different sort of journey.
My husband did manage to pull off the road before I burst into tears. “What is it? What’s wrong?” he asked. We had spent the last two hours at Babies R’ Us, scanners in hand, registering for items for our son, Aidan, whom we expected to adopt in the early fall. “I want you to enjoy it! Why don’t you enjoy it?” I wailed back. This, of course, was my release after my husband had shown so little interest in ...

Without sonograms, morning sickness, and kicking, you have to find the joy in your own “moments” as you wait to adopt.

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