"I'm not traumatized by my adoption." "Not all adoptees feel that way." "You say adoptee voices matter most but I guess that's only if they have a bad adoption story." A year ago I would presume to stick my nose into a debate between adopted people. Today I am very cautious and calculating about doing … Continue reading When Does an Adoptee Voice Stop Being Elevated Above All Others
Sleep found me easily and peacefully. I usually suffer from insomnia and will lay awake for hours praying that slumber will come upon me. A peace I'd never known before washed over me as all of my children were under my roof in the same place at the same time. The people I value and … Continue reading I Can See the Horizon
There's an article going around from the Huffington Post. It's entitled, "How Do Women Feel After Placing Their Baby For Adoption?" The article was written by Felicia Curcuru who is the co-founder and CEO of an organization called Binti which claims it "uses technology to improve the adoption process and encourage empathy and understanding among members of … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Jessalynn Bills Speight
The vision of Saving Our Sisters, founded by Lynn Johansenn, that has garnered overwhelming support from the adoption community, is coming to fruition with the help of Concerned United Birthparents (otherwise known as "CUB"). I am happy to say that, as of today, Saving Our Sisters (otherwise known as "SOS") is officially partnering with CUB. I am … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Concerned United Birthparents Partners with Saving Our Sisters
Life has been busy. I started working full time, in addition to going to school full time. I know I've been neglecting this blog and I really wish I had more time to write. There are so many good things in the works right now, as far as family preservation efforts are concerned. I can't … Continue reading If….