Title: Mom at Last
Author: Sharon Simons
Publisher: Henry James Publishing
Publication Date: August 1, 2013
Paperback: 250 pages
Mom at Last is the story of one woman’s journey to parenthood. Sharon’s journey is a long one that included many obstacles: vasectomies, IVF, miscarriages and the labyrinth that is adoption. It ends with a triumphant family found in Russia and now thriving in Delaware. This book is an inspirational tale for those struggling to create their families and a rousing reminder of the preciousness of family to those already busy raising children.
Mom at Last is a very emotional read, if you have gone through infertility, IVF, miscarriage, and thinking of adoption you will understand the thoughts and feelings Sharon Simons goes through during her book. I wanted to read this book because I have been through similar things myself and have considered adoption and I thought it would be interesting to read about it from another person’s point of view and not from the leaflets I receive from agencies that basically sugar-coat things and make it look like it’s a simple processes. Another thing that grabbed me was the authors name Sharon Simons, I wonder if we are distant relations as we share the same surname.
I was totally gripped to Mom at Last from the very beginning, I felt Sharon’s pain through losing her babies, her pain when things didn’t work out, but I also felt immense joy when she finally got her boys forever. I did laugh at the first time they had the boys on their own and they had diaper explosions too.
Mom at Last is a great book, especially when you are about to give up on your dreams of becoming a Mom, the way Sharon explains her journey to become a Mom will give anyone who reads it HOPE.
Well written and it was a pleasure to read.
About the Author:
Sharon had a dream to become a mother which she was determined to follow. Her path was difficult but ultimately successful. Born in New Jersey and living in Delaware, she is married to her soul mate Rick and the very proud Mom to her two sons Dylan and Hunter.
Sharon struggled to become a Mom, dealing with the uncertain world of infertility including three In Vitro Fertilizations, Tubal Pregnancy, and the Loss of a Pregnancy with twin boys at 19 weeks. That loss only made her more determined to become a Mom. Thankfully that dream became a reality due to International Adoption.
Sharon is inspired to share her experiences, to offer insight, and inspire other women find their strength to achieve their goal of becoming mothers. Her passion involves using her journey to motherhood to educate and help women become a “Mom at Last“. Her main message is to let women everywhere know that when you finally hold your child in your arms, no matter how that child became your child, you will understand and appreciate your journey to motherhood.
Sharon Simons is kindly giving one of my blog readers the opportunity to win a copy of her book Mom at Last.
Print book open to US/Can,
eBook open Worldwide
Ends Midnight (BST) 12th June 2013
Disclaimer: I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. The review is my own personal opinions and not influenced in any way.