At a family gathering, our son announced that he was responsible for his girlfriend being pregnant. Our minds raced…………a baby! a grandchild! Obviously it was a difficult announcement to make as they knew it went against our beliefs and expectations of them. We went on a bit of an emotional roller-coaster for a time.
With honesty and openness, we talked together with both our son and his girlfriend, sharing our innermost feelings. This baby was precious, right now, even though only 8 weeks old in the womb. Encouragement and support were shown to them to value this life and the decisions they were making at this life-changing stage of their lives.
Now, one year later, our whole family adores and treasures a gorgeous 6-month-old baby boy and the young couple are married and beginning their journey as a family unit. What a joy and delight this precious baby is and will be as he lives his life surrounded by the love of family and friends.