Perhaps one of a husband's most sacred observances is watching his wife transform into a mother.  Likewise, watching his wife lose her motherhood, in whatever form that might take, has to be one of the most devastating.  That has been my experience over the last 5 years.  Motherhood has been tinged with a bittersweet longing.  I am so grateful for all James' "supplemental mommies", but my heart bursts with thanks for God's greatest gift to our family--the gift of Katherine's motherhood blooming again.  It is different but it is hers and it is beautiful.  Her journey...

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