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A surprise on my doorstep

Yesterday was my birthday and you knew that right? It’s not like I’ve been keeping it a secret LOL! The day was spent in my favorite way with my family doing family stuff and sneaking in some house stuff.   352 more words

Open Adoption

Father, father

So in my previous post on adoption and reunion, I mentioned that I had become eager to find my birth father and get in touch with him. 988 more words


Thanksgiving Thoughts #flipthescript

I am thankful …

That my first daughter is present and in my life;

That when holidays come she already knows my wish to connect will trigger my insecurities and she reassures me; 299 more words



A few weeks ago, I found out through social media that M has a half sister. We didn’t say anything about it when we saw her birth family last time because we wanted to see if they would tell us. 265 more words


Keeping connected

I went to a statewide conference for foster and adoptive parents last weekend. It was wonderful. I didn’t have a lot of expectations going in, as I am not a big conference person. 646 more words

Foster Care


Take a moment and watch this video. I absolutely love it.

My STAR word this year has been pleasure.

And I thought of my word when I watched the above video. 461 more words


National Adoption Awareness Month: A Thought Experiment in Korea

This month is National Adoption Awareness Month.

I’m quite active in online Korean adoptee groups on Facebook. A thought experiment many adoptees indulge in is asking… 1,097 more words

Birth Family