Alexia, thank you for giving me the gift of being your father. Before your mom and I ever met you, we loved you. I was so grateful when I saw the first glimpses of you on a black and white monitor and the doctor told us we were having a little girl. We prayed over you every day and dreamed of what our family would look like with you in it.
Mother’s Day is not always a jubilant celebration for every mother. For single moms, Mother’s Day can often feel like just another day, or worse yet, a day where they feel completely forgotten. I will be celebrating my second Mother’s Day as a single mom this year. A few weeks ago I found myself in a very discouraged and hopeless mindset.