This is re-blogged from Written Reflections. There’s been a lot of publicity about adoptees having access to their original birth certificate. This isn’t even a question my husband and I have considered because it was never a question. Of course they and will, and should, have access to their original birth certificate. Their original birth certificate is a… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
CHAPTER 38 AN UNEXPECTED VISIT I sit on the floor with Paige and Eli, next to her birthday presents. Eli hands Paige a box wrapped in white paper with pink birthday cakes. She examines it and touches the shiny paper. “Pull the ribbon,” Eli encourages. Paige reaches over and tugs but nothing happens. “Do you… Continue reading Chapter 38 – An Unexpected Visit
Since adopting my daughters about five years ago, I’ve learned a lot and have grown even more. Here are some some thoughts about my adoption experiences. I’d love to hear thoughts on this note, regardless of experience with adoption!!! 1. There is often the assumption that I adopted because I couldn’t have my own biological children. In fact,… Continue reading Adoption Pet Peeves (Adoption Talk Linkup)