Taking Control is a gripping, emotional story about a girl whose life is suddenly turned upside down by an unborn child. Normal life for Natalie is slipping away.
At only sixteen years old, Natalie discovers that she is pregnant. Sooner or later, Natalie will have to face another hard truth: things have changed between her and her best friend. Suddenly, Natalie is not only pregnant, but also alone. Where can she turn? It’s always been her job to hold things together. Natalie has to come to terms with the fact that only she can choose her course of action now.
How can she have a baby when she is still a child herself? As Natalie explores her dreams and fears through journal entries, she finds herself connecting with the child. There is a bond forming with the unborn baby that Natalie fears she can’t lose; however, she knows that now is not the time to be selfish.