Meantime, they have a son who loves elephants and bright colors and things that make noise. He sleeps through the night and tries to pull himself to a standing position. “I love hanging out with him,” Michael says. “That cute little smile and laugh.”
“We talked about kids as more of a dream…like what we would do if we had a daughter,” Kim says. They tried, doing at-home inseminations with sperm from the friend of a friend, for six months, with no success. “Then we kind of fizzled out,” Kate says.
Kristen was so certain she wanted children that she’d been collecting children’s books even before she and Becky were a couple: an online meeting that led to a first date at Tria Taproom that segued to seeing one another almost every weekend.
Lexi and Moussa believe in those moments when faith and fate join hands. So, looking back, it was really no surprise to learn—on the day Moussa showed up as a business consultant at the health care company where Lexi worked—that they’d nearly crossed paths several years earlier.