“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.
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.
I was 33, separated, and heading toward divorce. And pregnant –the result of a brief, foolish affair punctuating the end of my marriage.
In part one, Jodi-Anne shared her difficult decision to carry her pregnancy, despite the abandonment of her family. Months later she gave birth to beautiful baby Athena and plunged into deep depression. Here is her journey out of it and into her present joy.
Alone, pregnant, with not a soul in the world to care for her. That’s how Jodi-Anne felt. Here are her early struggles as she made an incredibly difficult pregnancy decision. Be sure to follow her continuing story next week.
Dawn became pregnant while she was in the midst of a “deep hole” – an emotionally dark time in her life. The new burden of pregnancy felt like a disaster. Yet as she walked through those months of pregnancy, she found new strength.
Diane Zimmerman first shared this, her life’s story, as a speech at a women’s Stonecroft luncheon on Manitoulin Island in January 2015. This is my story. How do I tell my life story in a short post? I’ll start at the beginning… My mom and dad immigrated to Canada from a small village in Italy. […]
A year and a half ago, Selah* boarded a packed bus in the dead of winter, eager to get home from York University. At the next stop, a woman with a stroller waited to board. There was no room for her though, and she urged the bus to continue. The driver just sat there, thinking, […]