Meg St-Esprit

Meg St-Esprit, M. Ed. is a freelance writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a mother to three children via adoption, and has a passion for educating other about the process. Find more of Meg's work at
Recent Articles

These Parents Think You Should Let Your Baby Sleep On The Floor

The crib. The most basic baby item, the center of every nursery pinned on Pinterest. Matching crib-dresser-and-changer sets sell for thousands of dollars; used sets are battled for in the Facebook Marketplace. Purchasing a crib seems like a foregone …
By Meg St-Esprit

When Is It No Longer OK To Post Photos Of Your Kid Without Permission?

As I sit in the mall play area, a bit bored out of my mind as my kiddos run around engaged in a raucous game of tag with some kids they just met, I snap an adorable picture as they run by. I post it, tag the location, and go back to scanning my newsf…
By Meg St-Esprit

The Comfort Cardi I Wore To Meet My Children

Let’s be very, very honest about this — pregnancy and childbirth change your body. Regardless of what tabloid headlines about celebrities’ post-baby bodies and Instagram #fitspo posts might tell you, the reality is that your body’s going to look and …
By Meg St-Esprit

Why Hollywood Gets Adoption So So Wrong

In the middle of the night, a bedroom window creaks open, and a woman enters. She grabs the child sleeping from the bed, wrapped in a blanket, and sneaks out the window. They fade into the distance under the moonlight. The child’s parents wake up in …
By Meg St-Esprit