OUR STORY

So here's our story:

Girl meets guy.
Guy woos girl.
Girl falls in love.
Guy does too.
Stick turns blue.
Guy jumps ship.
Girl chooses life.
Guy disappears.
9 months pass.
World meets MiniMon.
Girl becomes Mom.
Adventure begins.
The End. (for now)

But seriously...



I'm Melanie.

Once upon a time, there was a man who said he would love me forever and a day.
We found out I was pregnant.
He demanded that I have an abortion.
I said no.
He begged me to choose adoption.
I said no.
He took off, and left me alone to deal with an unexpected pregnancy.

But things turned out okay.

Photo by Chelsea at
Photography Loves Laughter :)
February 2, 2012:
Officially the coolest, weirdest, happiest, and scariest day of my life.
I met my baby.
I named her Solaya.
I call her Sol for short (Spanish for "sun").
I call her MiniMon for fun.

Since MiniMon came into my life, everything has changed.
And all for the better.
Being a single mom isn't easy, but it's not impossible.
Every day is a new day.
Life with MiniMon can be a circus, but this circus is so worth it.

I started this blog as a way to document my life as a single mom.  Through it, I've been able to share my story and inspire other moms, both young and not-so-young, both planned and not-so-planned.    

If you want to contact me, email me HERE.  Thanks for reading!









4 comments:

  1. That Tom's picture is the cutest thing I have ever seen! Love your blog!!

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  2. LYMTWCS....always. Mom

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  3. You are inspiring! So glad you chose life! Sol is beautiful and so are you.

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  4. Omg !!!!! My story its kind the same, i gave birth on may 28th of 2012 and I named her Solaya too... because of the sun wow what a concidence

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