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I need to say bye and tell them I love my new family.

I haven’t done a blog post for about 6 months as things have been hard and I’ve just not been able to write about it. Also my Twitter account hasn’t been working properly so I’ve lost touch with that amazing community (I think I have it back now). 309 more words


Romanticizing Your Child's Story

A “well-meaning” family member said to us when we brought our daughter home, “she never needs to know she’s adopted.” She was 23 months old!! 732 more words

What I Know in my Bones

Think about a favorite memory from your early childhood. Maybe you can see it in your mind, like an old family movie, images reinforced with the family stories told about it.  502 more words


Christmas Presents - Birth Family

So Mini has contact with a birth family member. It’s not a regular contact, but we have agreed that they can send Christmas presents and a card to Mini and the same for birthday. 164 more words


(Guest Post) Noah's Mom Shares Her Adoption Story

It’s that time of year again.  As each week gets closer to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I find myself feeling a little bit mistier and mistier.  1,656 more words


Growing Up Adopted by Kim Dimick

From the earliest time I can remember, I knew I was adopted.  I knew I had another mother and father somewhere out in the world that were not the same people I called Mom and Dad. 891 more words

New Study - First/Birth Parents

I participated in this study.  So thankful to the researchers and participants.

One voice at a time…