Posts

Adoptive Parents and Misidentified Jealousy in Reunion (an Excerpt from the Book!)

Giving Myself Permission to Start New Traditions

Tough Conception Circumstances & How I Decided Not to Know

NASW Media Awards: What Adoption Community Social Workers Would You Want to See on the List?

Closed Adoption Adult-Adoptee-Adoptive-Family Stages of Reunion

What Should we Call Those who are Connected to Adoption?

Does Adoptive Family Tolerance for Differentiation Predict an Adoptee's Likelihood to Feel "OK" to Search?

Things People Say: "Sometimes I Wish I was Adopted!"

When Your Narrative is a List of Problems to be Solved

Why Aren't More Adoptees Putting up a Fuss About Sealed Records?

Giving the Adoptee's Credit to Adoption

What Does "Acceptance" Look Like?

Kindness and Respect: Meeting Adoptees Where They're At

Four Stages of Adult Adoptee Reaction to Reunion & Information-Sharing

Adoption Ethics & Unregulated Internet Assisted Adoption Trend

Do Mothers Think of the Children They Surrendered to Adoption?

Adoption Activism, Self-Care, & Burn-Out

Am I Adopted at Work? Social Work, Adoption, and Personal Self-Disclosure

The Idea of "Choice" Amidst the Rising Waters of Life

A Letter to my Post-Adoption Social Worker

Writing Case Notes & the Importance of a Single Story

How the Idea of Gratefulness Hinders Reform, Progress, and Truly Helping People

Reunion: the Merge of Two Realities

Conception From Rape: Filmmaker Brian Stanton Takes on the Politicians

Parenting Through an Adopted Lens: "You Don't Match Us"

A Quote from What I'm Reading: "An-Ya and her Diary"

Why Knowledge of my Birth is a Basic Human Right

Adoption Synonymy: the Erasure of Adult Adoptees From Adoption

Adult Adoptees go to Congress: the Recap You've Been Waiting for

D.C. Bound & Ready for Sheer Adoptee Awesome-ness

(Guest Post) Motherhood: Day 1

The Untold Nativity of a Blog Post

My Adoptive Name: is it Prophetic Etymology?

My Review of the "Adoptees as Parents" Upcoming Anthology

Fifty Shades of What? An Adopted Feminist's Nightmare in Print

On Fathers, a Lesson for my Children

My Ancestors Help me With my Homework

Wrapping up Yet Another Chapter as a Social Work Student

Moving on up! (Again)

Something I Still Cry About

The Fine Line Between Feeling and Fact in Adoption (a part of "Why the Adoption Establishment Annoys me" Week)