adoptive family

Read the new article by adoptive parents Brian and Jessie published in The Courier:

The Greatest Blessing

It was surprising and devastating to learn I would not be able to get pregnant. Through reflection with my husband we came to the question – “Do I want to be pregnant? Or, do I want to be a mother?” The easy answer for both of us was that we wanted to be parents, and adoption was the answer. … Our adoption experience was and is everything wonderful you can imagine! Our son is healthy and full of so much happiness. We did fall in love with him from the moment we met him. I think the most surprising part of our adoption story for both my husband and I is our feelings toward our son’s birth mother. We can admit that in the beginning we did not want an open adoption. We felt threatened…

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