I am planning to close this blog within the next month. If you would like to keep in touch, pop over to Written Reflections, my other blog. I appreciate the time you’ve put into sharing my journey.
It’s 2017 and another year of Erin Bohn’s Adoption Talk link-up – yay! To learn more about this once-a-month linky, read beneficial blogs, and share your own st0ries, click the Adoption Talk badge in the sidebar, or click here. If you are connected to the adoption triad in any way, you WILL benefit from this amazing support system. January’s topic… Continue reading Adoption Blogs and Support
This was originally posted on my other blog, Written Reflections. My daughter did an ancestor report over Christmas Break a couple years ago. She reported on the maternal side of my husband’s family. She also had to fill out a family tree up to her great grandparents. One problem (or, more accurately, challenge): She is adopted.… Continue reading The Other Family Tree
Dear Adoptee, Thank you. Thank you for flipping the script and sharing your feelings, thoughts and opinions. It probably wasn’t easy and this adoptive mother appreciates it. For National Adoption Month I have been silent (for the most part) about my journey as an adoptive mother. Instead, I have read adoptee Tweets and blog posts, and shared… Continue reading Dear Adoptee
We live a couple of blocks away from my daughters’ elementary school. Each morning the principal does the morning announcements, which includes a message of the day. This morning the principal talked about doing your very best. He pointed out your very best may be different than others’ very best. I’ll take that one step farther:… Continue reading Doing My Very Best
I’m participating in Erin Bohn’s Adoption Talk linkup this morning. The topic is Talking About Adoption. The most difficult talk I’ve ever had was with Payton, about her biological parents. She asked me, “If Ruth and David love me so much, why don’t they visit?” That is a really good f’ing question! Insightful for an eight year old,… Continue reading Talking About Adoption
I attended a writers’ workshop on Friday and pitched two agents. Both of them asked for the first 50 pages of my memoir and my book proposal. My book proposal isn’t completed. In fact, I only began it a few weeks ago. I have a lot of work to do. The agents’ interest in my story… Continue reading Proposal