Normal parents are our well-meaning friends and families, the people who effortlessly procreate and are able celebrate others’ joyful pregnancy and birth announcements. Normal parents are the strangers in the store whose innocent question about your baby’s red hair quietly reminds you that you couldn’t pass on your own DNA. Normal parents are the fertile population that doesn’t understand that having a baby cures childlessness—but not infertility.
“Does red hair run in your family?” It’s a question I’m asked every time I venture outside with my daughter….
Many of you know that I am writing a memoir based on this blog. To test the literary waters, I…