Mother’s Day, Broken Dreams and a Fulfilled Calling

My dream to become a mom Like most little girls, I imagined I’d be a mom when I grew up. The dream wasn’t lofty. It didn’t seem selfish or unattainable. It wasn’t like I wanted to be a princess or the President. I just knew that being a mom was what I was called to […]

CEO Diane Ferraro’s Open Letter to CA Governor Newsom on Proposition 1

Governor Newsom,  Proposition 1 will be detrimental to women in California who deserve not shame and discouragement, but support, empowerment and encouragement when facing an unplanned pregnancy. When an ad campaign, paid by California taxpayers, targets women—notably in areas near universities and where minorities reside—you are telling women they are not capable of carrying a […]

Longing for Motherhood: A Reflection by Diane Ferraro

This year I turned 55. I’m very content with my life and know how blessed I am with good health, friends since childhood, and a family that loves me unconditionally. Even though I lost my adoptive mom when I was eight years old, became a widow at age 44, and was nearly paralyzed in a […]