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Adoption Reunion ~ Update

If you read my sister’s side of our adoption reunion story (click here to read it if you haven’t already), you know she posted an update at the end about her birth mother (my mom) reaching out to meet her. 1,792 more words

"Say This, Not That"

It is common to find people asking questions about adoption, the children and the whole process. Probably due to ignorance more than rudeness, these questions sometimes come across insensitive in the way they are formulated. 93 more words


Family, Birth-Family

Some people find it odd that we’ve become friends with our son’s Birth Family. For me that was never a question if we should, I knew for our son’s sake, it was best. 741 more words

details, details, details

I have to start this post by expressing a huge amount of gratitude.  After sharing our news and this blog with close friends and family over the last couple of weeks, the amazing outpouring of love, support, and excitement has been incredible.  1,121 more words

"To the Motherland" - Rok 'n Roll Radio on the Radio

I’ve finally done it! I’ve squeezed about 4 hours of interviews and narration down to 57 minutes to make To the Motherland – a radio documentary about Korean adoption, made possible through the… 1,106 more words

Birth Family


I have tried to reach out to my birth family. I know I might be wanting things that can never happen. Love I can never have. 57 more words

Adoption Rambles

Adoption 101

Here is my two cents for what it’s worth.

First, saying you “have a birth mother” is inappropriate. You don’t really have her right? (like you have a child, a dog, a car, a house?) She is not yours. 310 more words