Dear Dr. Laura:
Thank you for making me realize I was an idiot when I was in my twenties! I thought I could have it all, being a working mom when I was ready. Thankfully, I didn’t have children at that time, but I realized my thinking on this issue was wrong. I came to that conclusion after hearing someone I know who was complaining about her husband say, “at least my baby is always happy to see me when I come home from work!” Of course! Her baby is happy to see her because he missed his mother all day! The switch flipped in my head then and there.
I am now 35 and cannot have a biological child due to health issues, but my husband is amazing, and we plan on adopting a child soon. Thanks to you, I will be there every day to love, nurture, encourage and teach our child. Our child will never be where he or she is not loved all day and I will never have the guilt of abandoning him or her when they need me most.
Thank you for giving our future child and our family such a powerful gift.
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