CAN YOU RECALL AN EXACT TIME when you knew your life was about to veer off course?
Mine was graduation day, as I was about to realize my dream of becoming a teacher. My mother-in-law had been very supportive in helping me care for my baby daughter while I studied and had offered to continue while I taught school.
But something felt different, and it took all of five minutes to recognize that unmistakable sensation. I was pregnant again.
“This won't change anything,” I reasoned, half believing it. Although I was going to have to juggle more balls, and juggle them faster and higher, I was young, fit, and capable. I could ...