Caveat: bit of a controversial post. Consider yourself warned. Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there. To all those who miss their dads; all those who never knew them; all those for whom ill health, distance, or social norms have made relationships difficult. Basically all the same things I say on Mothering […]Continue reading “Happy Father’s Day — Brilliant Ladies’ Handbag Club”
Tag Archives: #adoption
Saving hacks during inflation!
I know this is an adoption blog but I would like to have a blog about saving money any way you can in today’s rough times financially. I use to be living paycheck to paycheck. It would have been extremely hard for me to support my three kids today with the rise in gas, food,Continue reading “Saving hacks during inflation!”
A little about this adoptee
I thought I would explain a little about myself. I am an adoptee of course but there is so much more to me than that! I was born in Lansing, Michigan on December 11th, 1972. I was with a foster couple until Good Friday 1973. On Good Friday I came home to my new parentsContinue reading “A little about this adoptee”
A painful adoption story
There are so many ups and downs in adoption. As an adoptee, we do not choose to be adopted. However, we do choose to find our birth family or not find them. Those that are not adopted do not understand the need for us to find their birth family. We need to find our identity.Continue reading “A painful adoption story”
A Complicated Relationship with Love — Missing Mom
“No one has a more complicated relationship with love than a child who was adopted.” from an article in Psychology Today titled The Complicated Calibration of Love by Carrie Goldman. Children are the only ones who simultaneously crave, reject, embrace, need, challenge, inhale, absorb, return, share, fight, accept, and question your love on a daily […]Continue reading “A Complicated Relationship with Love — Missing Mom”
Messages to Adoptees from Society — Your Secret My Story
It sends a very clear message that the child’s needs are a secondary consideration. I firmly believe that a law should exist that makes it compulsory that the identity of both the biological mother and father are on all birth certificates. No child should have to be a victim of identity bewilderment due to their […]Continue reading “Messages to Adoptees from Society — Your Secret My Story”
How the possible turn of Roe v.Wade could effect adoption….
First of all, we all should understand that if this happens the high court gives the decision back to the states to decide when abortion can be legal, not legal, or the time frames of legal abortion. People jump to the conclusion that abortion will just be illegal period. We should be happy that itContinue reading “How the possible turn of Roe v.Wade could effect adoption….”
Finally! My adoption records!
After almost a year in a half I received my adoption records from Michigan. I needed my biological mom’s permission. I did not receive my birth certificate yet. i will have to write to the judge for that. I have to say that it gave me a sense of identity. My original name was ChristinaContinue reading “Finally! My adoption records!”
Invalidating Adoptee Perceptions
Adoptive parents and even hopeful adoptive parents often say: “I know many adoptees that don’t feel like their adoption was a bad thing, they are … Invalidating Adoptee Perceptions
Sorry that I have not written a blog lately. I have started getting more involved with Goats, chickens and ducks. It takes some time in the beginning to get it going well. I have made mistakes now I have researched it out. “Better to be prepared then have to get prepared”. I saw some informationContinue reading “Military adoptions”
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