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”

2022 goals in adoption

We need to change the laws in every state so an adoptee at the age of 18 is able to get their adoption records without a fight in court! It is every person’s right to know who their biological family is. As an adoptive it was not my choice to be given up to anotherContinue reading “2022 goals in adoption”

My struggles as an adoptee

As a young child, the fact of being adopted really did not affect me either way. I do not think I absorbed the truth until I was 12. At that point in my life, I started feeling some rejection feelings. I love my adopted parents. I know my adopted mom is a very special personContinue reading “My struggles as an adoptee”

Family adoption revealed!

When I met my biological sister she shared a secret that at the time only her finance’ knew about her. Later she would tell her daughter at an age she could understand. My sister had become pregnant with someone that would not end up staying with her so she decided that it would be bestContinue reading “Family adoption revealed!”

Stop playing the victim in adoption

Too many times in adoption family members other than the adoptee want to play the victim. I can see some family members that missed out on the adoptees’ life because they did not know that they had a family member adopted out. For those of you, that knew the mother gave her child up forContinue reading “Stop playing the victim in adoption”

Agencies with newborns to adopt

https://www.adoptabsc.org/ https://lifetimeadoption.com/adoptive-families/?gclid=CjwKCAjw9aiIBhA1EiwAJ_GTSsgoRGn7In3FquafZaJbdg_pqReQY4eGgqu88O7wnSagDeHwUL0x_RoCiZsQAvD_BwE https://www.americanadoptions.com/adopt/average-adoption-cost

True life adoption stories of those close to me…..why I think open adoptions are necessary

When I first found my biological mother and family my sister shared a secret in her life. Remember I just met my sister. The secret that she felt she could tell me was that she too had put a child up for adoption. I was very glad that she could share this with her siblingContinue reading “True life adoption stories of those close to me…..why I think open adoptions are necessary”

The difference between open and closed adoption.

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.”

Keeping an open adoption

Here is one of the best adoption stories that I have seen. I think this biological mom did the best thing that she could to guarantee that her baby knew she loved him! Although I do not 100% agree with adoption I do think open adoptions are the best way to limit the rejection anContinue reading “Keeping an open adoption”

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