It's my 3rd Mother's Day as a bonified Mommy and it makes me think about how I got here. These are the milestones that have marked my journey to motherhood....
May 10, 1976 - Born to a mother (and a father)
April 5, 2002 - Met the man who would later become the father of my child
July 11, 2003 - Married Andrew Gross
January 24, 2008 - Became legally licensed to provide foster care in the state of Arizona
February 21, 2008 - Brought home a little blond haired, blue-eyed boy named David
May 11, 2008 - Celebrated my first Mother's Day as the foster mom to little David
September 28, 2009 - Became the mother of David Andreson Gross by legal adoption
November 20, 2009 - Received a certified birth certificate for David with my name listed as 'Mother'
May 8, 2010 - Parent-Child Dedication, 'passed the baton' of faith to my son
I love you, David, and I am so proud to be your Mommy!