Some adoptive parents say they never intended to adopt. Unless you’re kin, why did you have your name in the ring so to speak ? One answer – people … Why Did You ?
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”
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..”
https://www.parents.com/parenting/adoption/parenting/books-about-adoption-for-kids/ I think that having adoption stories to read to your adopted child would be very helpful to the child. I would have enjoyed my parents reading them to me at a young age. They would help an adoptee because we could relate to the children in the books. As an adoptee I felt likeContinue reading “Adoption books and authors”
https://www.findlaw.com/family/adoption/open-vs-closed-adoption.html https://youtu.be/NDDkIyV4fNs https://adoptionswithlove.org/birth-parents/open-vs-closed-adoption As I said before in my blog as an adoptee my personal belief is that open would be better in adoption. I have to keep an open mind about why people do closed ones as well. I started this blog to help others as well as heal myself. I have already learnedContinue reading “The difference between open and closed adoption.”
Growing up, I essentially always knew that I was adopted since I was told at a very young age. My parents really never discussed being adopted with me past the initial talk and I felt strongly that I was not supposed to bring it up because they never did. I spent a lot of time […]Continue reading “My Inconvenient Truth — Signed, Sealed, Adopted.”
I have been reading articles and watching YouTube videos about adoption. It may sound crazy to some but I just realized that I still have not received my actual birth records before my adoption. I have my birth certificate from my adoption but I have never seen any of my original birth records from theContinue reading “Obtaining my birth records”