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
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
Today is Erin Bohn’s Adoption Talk linkup, and the topic is Birth Families. Paige turned eight on Saturday. My parents’ gift arrived a little late, on Monday. My fault. Actually, Amazon’s fault. After Paige opened her gift from Grandma and Grandpa, she asked: “Mommy, did Ruth and David get me anything for my birthday?” Me: “Not that… Continue reading Openness in Adoption
I had a difficult time writing and polishing the next few chapters. During the next year or more, I was in survival mode, running on stress and getting through my days on autopilot. I don’t remember many details during that time aside from its turbulence. I didn’t take the time to write in my journal… Continue reading Intermission Part 2 – Next Few Chapters
I am honored Transfiguring Adoption asked me to write a guest post for February’s theme, The Power of Play. My article, Professional Play, would be beneficial to any parent-child relationship, not just foster and/or adoptive. Please stop by to read my article and share it with other parents. Thank you!
Dear Faithful Readers: I am cutting back on the number of blog entries I post each week as I need to diversify my memoir’s promotion on Social Media. I wrote a blog post on Transfiguring Adoption called Necessary Traditions, and they have asked me to write a second! I’ve been in touch with bloggers to write guest posts and/or… Continue reading New Blog Schedule
My parents are visiting from Wisconsin (I live in California) for Christmas. As such, I haven’t posted for the holidays and I will be on hiatus until Tuesday, December 29. At that time, I will continue blogging my story right where I left off. Thank you for your continued interest in my story, and… Continue reading California Meets Wisconsin for Christmas