While sitting around playing games on my phone the other day, my youngest daughter started to talk about her upcoming choir concert for school. She was excited to perform the songs they had learned and gave me a sneak peek of the upcoming show. When the preview was over she sighed and said, "Do you … Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?
We are all familiar with the case of Carri Stearns and her son, Camden. If you have been living under a rock in the adoption community, please catch up by googling "Carri Stearns" and reading any of the numerous stories that have been published about the unethical and illegal attempted adoption of Camden. I have … Continue reading In the Matter of Carri Stearns
I had decided to spend the majority of this month in a hole, in la la land, safely away from triggering things about adoption. Unfortunately, thanks to some truly horrendous actions of two people, I have decided to not just crawl out of that hole, but to jump out guns-a-blazing. Just before heading out for … Continue reading Get Baby Kaylee Home to Her Daddy; Miranda and Brad Larsen, Return Kaylee to Her Father
When us "older" birthmoms try to tell pregnant women, who are planning on giving up their babies, that they have fallen for the coercion of the industry, we are often faced with opposition. Whether that industry is agencies, attorneys, or the media, in general, they all seem to parrot the same types of statements. "I'm … Continue reading Adoption Romance and the Subtle and Pervasive Influence We Are All Subjected To
I've used this missing piece of my heart to build something beautiful. Nothing will ever replace you, but I've decided to fight for truth, justice, and for those who have no voice. My greatest fear has always been that you may stumble on my little corner of the Internet and that it may scare you … Continue reading What I Want To Tell You; For IKL