The American mothers rushed to their children, who were standing in a Tehran hotel lobby. This was their first contact with the three American hikers -- their kids! -- who were arrested nine months ago for crossing the border.
When I think of 101 ways I could use my wedding dress, the terms "pasta strainer," "scarecrow" and "doormat" don't usually come to mind. But then again, I'm not a heartbroken ex-husband whose wife of 12 years walked out on him, leaving only said dress behind.
When I was pregnant with my son, my husband and I were told that we were having a girl. It wasn't until I was 33 weeks pregnant that we found out the technician had misread the earlier ultrasound.
If Rosemary Reed had known just how emotionally traumatic fertility treatment was going to be for her, she might have done things differently. But instead, it took her five cycles of in-vitro fertilization and one miscarriage to realize that the process was more than she could handle.