Don’t bring “color” into adoption, Hollywood!

I was truly offended by the “This is us” episode this last week with Randall. I do not think that the color of a child brings anymore to the trauma in adoption. Those that are adopted by anyone other than their family do NOT look like their adopted family members! We all feel that insideContinue reading “Don’t bring “color” into adoption, Hollywood!”

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International adoption

allgodschildren.org/international-adoption/ I oppose international adoption because I feel that we should adopt children in need in our own country. Americans should concentrate on American children in need of parents first. Just like we should concentrate on Americans that go hungry or are homeless first. If we can not help our fellow Americans then we shouldContinue reading “International adoption”

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Birthday Blues — Missing Mom

My birthday usually falls near the Memorial Day weekend. Many years, I had a L-O-N-G celebration of existing. It was a happy and self-affirmative occasion. However, when I began to learn about the trauma associated with adoption, I discovered that the day an adoptee was born is not a happy occasion for many of these […]Continue reading “Birthday Blues — Missing Mom”

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My “adopted” birthday

Good Friday happens to be the day that I came to live with my adopted family. I think of this day as my birthday. My actual birth date is December 11th. I really have never liked my birthday. I would rather not celebrate it however my husband is big on celebrating every birthday to theContinue reading “My “adopted” birthday”

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Maybe adoption is a plan from God..

These stories touch my heart in such a big way. A child can be a blessing to so many. I do not believe God’s plan is for couple’s to have babies out of wedlock because that is stated as a sin but I do believe God knows what happens in our life before it happensContinue reading “Maybe adoption is a plan from God..”

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