Open Adoption

Half-breed

May 21, 2012

What do Cher, President Obama and adoptees have in common? This earworm was on the radio the other day and made me think of all three. Half breed. That’s all I ever heard. Half breed. How I learned to hate the word. Half breed. She’s no good, they warned. Both sides were against me since […]

Open adoption agreements: to codify or not to codify

April 13, 2012

Open adoption bloggers are meeting for the 36th time at the roundtable. This go-round we are discussing  open adoption agreements. Is there one in your open adoption? What effect does it have on your relationships? If you could go back in time, would you approach the agreement differently? No. N/A. No. Thank you very much, […]

The flip side of the 2011 Adoption Bloggers Interview Project

November 26, 2011

I’m closing out the last week of National Adoption Awareness Month with the second part of twin posts from the Adoption Bloggers Interview Project. Part 1 was where I interviewed Allison of A Few Sprinkles Short of a Sundae, and below is the part in which she interviewed me (originally posted on her blog). ~~~~~ […]

7 points about the birth mom conversations

October 26, 2011

Recently my son opened up to me asking questions about his birth mom and I responded as best I could. The first two posts in this series simply recounted the conversations. In this third and last post, I offer commentary about the dialog between my son and me and about the comments the posts generated. […]

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