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Wagon Builders

I went ahead and contacted one of my aunts and uncles (my birth mother’s youngest sister and husband). They did not know I existed, but have been kind enough to answer some of my questions about the family genealogy. 833 more words

My Beautiful Promise

I’ll never, ever forget Friday, November 13th, 2015.

At 2:00 p.m., DCF called to ask if we could take a newborn baby girl.

They had just placed a 4 month old baby boy with us three weeks earlier, and I was six weeks pregnant. 1,121 more words

Foster Care

Korean Holiday Traditions

For as long as I can remember, holidays, specifically Christmas, have always been my favorite times of the year.  Looking back at past Christmases, I think the reason they were so good was because my family had traditions that we would repeat every year.  933 more words


Interview #4: Sarah Kristine Balint

After a bit of a hiatus, we have another interview!

I’ve been in transition relocation from Japan to Australia and do not have access to internet a majority of the time, but I will do my best to keep this site active. 2,495 more words

Dear Adoption, Thanks For Nothing

Dear Adoption, Thanks For Nothing

As if being unwanted by my birth mom wasn’t enough, I grew up in a home where I was unwanted by my adoptive family. 298 more words


Mom & Dad?

There is a lot of awkward moments you come across in foster care and the title of Mom & Dad is a huge one. For babies, its more natural but for a 5 year old it is not. 556 more words

Foster Care


5 years ago today, my birth father passed away; one month before I lost my baby, and over 2 years before I found him.

I wish I could have met him. 1,669 more words