What are adopted parents? What is adoption?

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adoptive%20parent https://www.verywellfamily.com/adoptive-parents-ndash-a-definition-of-the-term-adoptive-parent-26653 There are so many ways that I could describe adopted parents. Here are a few. One or two that open their heart to a child that starts as a stranger then becomes a part of their life so many fears to overcome yet so much love to gain an adopted parent has aContinue reading “What are adopted parents? What is adoption?”

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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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