Yesterday, 47 years ago I was adopted. I still love sitting down on our land and absorbing everything I love. ❤️ I appreciate everything and love I … 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?”
An adoptee friend of mine alerted me to this article that is an interview of Scott Simon. It touches upon an interesting tangential or is it … In Praise Of Adoption Thank you for this article.
The same question has come up again that reminds me that each adoptee experiences adoption in their unique personal way. A woman writes – Can a … It’s Simply NOT the Same This article was very interesting and helpful to me!
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!”
Back before I got sick you’d have thought I was an adoption success story. I’m not alone in being seen as having a positive adoption story, many … If you’d known me then…
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”
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”
Today’s true adoptee story . . . . Today, my sister flies up to Philadelphia to meet her biological dad and half-siblings for the first time. I am SO… Every Single Day
10 Great Family Movies about Adoption I really enjoy movies based on real life adoptions. Being able to relate to other adoptees has a positive effect on me. https://texasadoptioncenter.org/blog/movies-about-adoption/embed/#?secret=n7jseFAGO0