Adoptee Allison Olson: You Are!

You’ve made it through Adoptee Month at LavenderLuz.com! Thanks for reading these 8 amazing essays.

In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, we spent November reading a variety of adoptee voices here. All essayists have responded to this prompt: what I wish adoptive parents knew about parenting an adoptee.

what adoptees wish adoptive parents knew

Today’s voice belongs to Allison Olson.

You Are!

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Adoptee Brad Ewell: Why My Truth Matters More Than Your Comfort

It’s Adoptee Month at LavenderLuz.com. In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, spend November reading a variety of adoptee voices here. All essayists have responded to this prompt: what I wish adoptive parents knew about parenting an adoptee.

what adoptees wish adoptive parents knew

Today’s voice belongs to Brad Ewell.

Unmooring

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Adoptee Lorah Gerald: Don’t You Know We Love You?

It’s Adoptee Month at LavenderLuz.com. In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, spend November reading a variety of adoptee voices here. All essayists have responded to this prompt: what I wish adoptive parents knew about parenting an adoptee.

what adoptees wish adoptive parents knew

Today’s voice belongs to Lorah Gerald, The Adopted Chameleon.

Don’t You Know We Love You?

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adoption, parenting, mindfulness, open adoption