Yesterday morning my 52 year old brother died suddenly. This brings back my point that blood is NOT thicker than water. If we want to put a title on it he is my adopted older brother. I am numb. It does seem real sometimes and other times it completely overwhelms me at the thought ofContinue reading “I lost my brother”
Category Archives: adopting siblings
What adopted parents should NOT do
I am an adoptee. I have a few things that I strongly suggest adopted parents do not do. You want the best possible relationship with your child that you can have. As you are considering adoption or in the process of adoption you have to prepare for the fact that your child will more thanContinue reading “What adopted parents should NOT do”
A biological death in the family
As I posted a week ago I lost my brother. He was three years older than me. I always considered him my brother not my adopted brother but in order for people to understand this blog I have to call him my adopted Brother. He lives in Michigan and I live in Florida. My oldestContinue reading “A biological death in the family”
Adoption shocker stories!
Adopting Birth Siblings — Rosemary Lucas
Adoption is complex. Situations rarely straightforward. One thing that struck me throughout our adoption journey was just how much was outside of our control. Often our future lay firmly in the hands of people we’d never met. Decisions made from words in lengthy reports. Strangers at panel who could make or break our dreams. Another […]Continue reading “Adopting Birth Siblings — Rosemary Lucas”
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