Is this your second baby?
"Is this your second?" I hear that question from strangers often. Each time, I think to myself…how much time do I want to invest explaining this? Often times I tell our story quickly answering this is our fourth. I always receive a surprised look. When they ask gender and ages of my other children, I go ahead and share with them the quick full story. People respond graciously and I have received many hugs from random checkers, waiters, and store associates. I tell strangers our story for three reasons – One, because they keep asking questions! Two, because I have faith that our story might help spread awareness of pregnancy and infant loss and open discussion so it doesn’t seem like such a taboo topic. In addition, I like to talk about Simon and Thomas – even though it might make me tear up. And three, because I get to share our hope that we will see our sons again, fully restored, in Heaven. This week at library story time, a stranger rando