“How could someone just give up their baby? Don’t they love her? Won’t she feel abandoned?” There are a lot of questions surrounding adoption. We asked Karmyn, who is adopted, some of those hard questions. Here is her response. Stay tuned for part two coming next week, where she talks about the heart-wrenching circumstances in […]
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“I didn’t realize what I would gain from being a parent.” In part one, Alanna described the aloneness and difficulty that surrounded her pregnancy. After her son Romario was born, she planned to return to university… but there were many roadblocks in the way. One thing kept her dedicated: Romario, and her deep desire to […]
With everything seeming to be against her, Alanna chose to carry her pregnancy. Feeling alone and unsupported, she went to the Pregnancy Care Centre.
“We told my parents. Their fears were amplified by my fears.” Michelle and Andre were high school sweethearts. In college, Michelle became pregnant. Emotions ran high, fear built on fear, and so much was on the line. After some discussion, Michelle had an abortion. After many years, they reflect back on that decision and how […]
18 years old and suddenly a dad – that news will knock any teenager over! AJ knew what he wanted: to be a good dad to his baby and loving support to his girlfriend. It was the how that was a big mystery. How would he know how to be a father?
In part one, Mery Helene shared with us the shock of discovering she was pregnant at 17 years old. Here she shares how her “miracle baby,” helped her leave behind an unhealthy lifestyle to want so much more for herself and her child.
“My mom is going to kill me!” 17 and pregnant, Mery Helene felt she had no other option than to “take the pill” and end her pregnancy. But it didn’t go like she planned.
The best part is still down the road, I am a story untold.
Each and every day we make decisions. In so many ways, they can determine the very course of our lives. Here’s a graphic that lays out some good steps to take in the decision-making process – whether that be as small as “should I have another chocolate?” or as pivotal as “I’m pregnant – should […]
As a young teen, Jessica discovered her parents were planning to adopt. She shares the ups and downs of the adoption process and what it has been like to have two new siblings join the family.