I Didn’t Make a Mistake

Grace - ChristianMy name is Grace. I’m a 20 year old mother to the world’s most beautiful, energetic, grey-eyed baby boy named Christian. He will be 10 months on May 3rd! Yay Christian! He is the reason why I smile every day because he reminds me how beautiful life can be! I have learned to see the beauty in every one and everything. He inspires me to be the best I can be in every way.

Because of him I hold my head high and do everything I say I want to accomplish.  Having him at 19 made me grow up very fast but because of him I have a dream, which is to become a nurse. I love being a mom even in the most difficult times.

I hope to one day be an inspiration to other young mothers like me. I want to prove to the world that I didn’t make a mistake and I especially want to prove to the world that I didn’t ruin my life! Yes, it’s a daily struggle but I honestly think that my son changed my life in a positive way. One day every one  will understand my decision to have a child but right now I’m still working on getting my life together while enjoying every moment of it!

Grace is a participant of the Young Parent Ambassador Program at the Center for Community Health and Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

7 thoughts on “I Didn’t Make a Mistake

  1. Your son is so cute!

    I’m 19 years old turning 20 in March, I’ve been with my partner for 4 years I honestly can’t wait to have a baby, neither can he, hes always wanted one in his 20’s.

    My 3 siblings are both older and already have kids, My sister & my brothers kids both lived at our home for the first 6 months after they were born, my brother was 20 when he had his daughter, so i know how much hard work it is and how amazing children are.

    I would love to have a baby and probably would if it wasn’t for everyone being so judgmental.

  2. Yes children are amazing! You should try talking to your boyfriend about the pros & cons of having a baby at this age verses having a baby in a couple of years. Wish you the best! 🙂

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