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(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…



An unholy trinity

It’s a beautiful day for the time of year, and once again I find myself stuck at home with a boy refusing to go to school. 980 more words


This I Believe: An Essay by Kayla Medford

I believe that everyone has the right to an identity. In addition, I believe that it is a crucial part of one’s identity to be able to see their family members and pick out the characteristics that are comparable. 882 more words

My Adoptee Journey: A Blog by Roiann Baskin

I am typically a very private person. I’m not a talker. I tend to keep personal experiences to myself unless I feel comfortable enough to share. 1,309 more words

Dear Adoption, I'm Happy

Dear Adoption, I’m Happy

I recently reunited with my birth family; mother, father, and two little sisters. It was hard because of the expectations on all sides. 224 more words