Posts

"It's my Job to Pay Attention:" New Conversations in the Shifting Paradigm of Adoption

Caring for the Adoptees in our Lives During the Holidays by Honoring their Definition of Family

On Turning Five: Learning, Living, and Loving Through Memories

Being Adopted and Mothering a Preschooler: The Family Trees Have Started Already

The Declassified Adoptee: Essays of an Adoption Activist.....Published!

The "Baby Veronica" Case Through the Eyes of One Adult Adoptee

The Life-Long Re-Processing of Being Adopted & Those Who Unknowingly Bear Witness

How to Testify at an Adoptee Rights Hearing: Hearing Footage and Other Good Stuff

Sharing Personal Adoption Details With Others: How Much is Too Much?

In Sickness & Health.....and Search & Reunion? How my Husband Got it Right

I am Adopted, Reunited, and I Changed my Name: What does that Mean to the Adoption Community?

Mother's Day is for you too: A Letter to my Unknown Foster Mother

Exploring the Richness of Identity: My Conversation with Susan Harris O’Connor about the Harris Racial Identity Model for Transracially Adopted Persons.

20 Quick Tips to Better Advocate for Yourself & Others

The Child Catchers: a Guest Review by Sociologist Dr. Gretchen Sisson

A Discussion of Adoption-Reconstruction Phase Theory with Dr. L. DiAnne Borders

Becoming Adoption Changemakers & Reflecting on the Dialogue After the CLPP Conference

The Other A-Word: A Stellar Conference Panel One Week From Today

How Not to Shut Down Adoption Discourse--or--How to Ask Someone About Their Family

"My Name is not Mom": Why Identity is so Important to me

Why New York City's Anti-Teen Pregnancy Campaign is a Terrible Idea

My 40,000 Ancestors: the Defense of Adoptee Genealogical Research

The View from the Outside: My Aunt Stephanie Speaks

5 Things Adoptees Need to Hear from Absolutely Everyone

Why I Don't Support Compromise Legislation but Won't Fight About it Either

Do we Really Know What Adoptees Are Thinking? 4 Reasons why I Reunited

Who is Entitled to my Gratitude?

Why the Conflation of Adoption and Abortion Isn't Really Helping Anything

Cibu International Suggests Asian American Adoptee Takes Racist Product Names "too Personally"

Adult Adoptees on the Kojo Nnamdi Show--Tomorrow!

How to Read an Adoptee Blog Without Getting Offended

6 Ways I've Come to Appreciate Biology Post-Reunion

Guest Post: What do you Mean "Half Adopted?"

I Want to tell you a Story of What I Overcame

I am Going to Tell you a Story

Social Justice & the Russian Ban on US Adoptions