The DNA Test

For Christmas I got myself a 23andMe DNA test. Some people wondered why. Most people who utilize these tests are extreme genealogy buffs or are in search of biological family. Because of my experiences working as a search angel in various different groups I have been able to develop a deep appreciation for tests such … Continue reading The DNA Test

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Lost, Then Found.

Well, all I can say is "that was fast." About a week ago I blogged about some of my family's secrets. Hidden in the blog post was a quip about my mother's biological "half" brother that was out there somewhere. We had no last name, no exact birth date, no connection (on paper) to her … Continue reading Lost, Then Found.

My Family Secrets

I am the child of an adoptee. I am also a birthmother. When I was pregnant and told my mom the plans I had for adoption she was not happy, to put it mildly. More about that later. My mother is technically an adoptee. She was adopted by her stepfather and he is, and has … Continue reading My Family Secrets