Our Journey


A lot has changed in the years since I first started this blog: we successfully completed the surrogacy process when our son was born in 2016 and are now attempting a second journey. If you’re interested in catching up on what’s happened so far but don’t know where to start, here are some links to a few of the highlights:

Surrogacy Posts

What Gestational Surrogacy is Really Like (series)


  • Meeting Our Surrogate Agency The first meeting with our surrogate agency as we began the search for a gestational carrier; October 28, 2014
  • We’ve Met Our Match: Finding out we were officially matched with our gestational carrier, Elle*; November 19, 2014
  • Meeting Our Gestational Carrier: Preparing to meet our gestational carrier & her husband in-person for the first time; December 14, 2014



  • Our Double Life: Leaving home for the baby’s birth; January 7, 2016
  • The Wait: Waiting for Elle to go into labor; January 13, 2016
  • Welcome, Sweet Pea: Announcing the arrival of our child; January 27, 2016
  • The First Half: An update on the first six months; July 25, 2016




*Name changed for privacy reasons