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The Adoptee Evolution 

If you’d told me 10 years ago that I’d be running this blog with my adoptee husband, traveling the country to adoptive family speaking engagements, and utilizing social media to make adoptee friends all over the world, I would have told you that you’re out of your mind. 576 more words


Thoughts on Searching

My family has long been interested in genealogy searches. Several members, including my mother, enjoy trying to find members of the extended family tree, trying to trace our lineage as far back as they can. 771 more words


A Little Trip Down South

Last week, J and I took a trip down south to visit with the expecting mom (EM) we’ve been matched with.  Back when we were first matched, we asked her if she would mind if we came to visit her prior to the birth, just so we could meet and get to know each other better.   263 more words


Snail Mail

One of the aspects of being an adoptive parent that I had given little thought to, before the children came, and yet find one of the hardest, is contact with birth family.  764 more words


Dear Adoption.com Columnist

I read your article posted a few days ago: 3 Reasons To NOT Find Your Birth Parents with the tag line “It’s your life; it’s your choice.” and just wanted to lay out some statements of facts before getting into a… 1,041 more words


From the 2012 archives: The Things People Say prompt…

This post was part of a daily adoptee blogging prompt for National Adoption Month 2012, the prompt did nothing for me so I went with an alternative: The Things People Say… 718 more words


Month 22

Two of our “little” cousins came over for the weekend. We love when they visit! They love playing as many games we can fit into our time together. 173 more words

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