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Laura Booz: You know, it probably started out very much like a Hallmark movie, with snow falling outside, and I was in the back bedroom with wrapping paper and scissors and tape, and a stack of presents for my new husband. I had gotten him a sweater, a new book, and a new journal. I was a newlywed at the time, so I didn’t quite understand yet those were gifts that I would have liked. Over the years I’ve had to learn exactly the things that Ryan likes to open up on Christmas morning.
But there was one gift that I knew he would love. I had a little cardboard box, and I planned to put something special inside on Christmas morning. I would wrap it up and put a bow on the top. You see, we had been praying and trying to have a baby for about five months …
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