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….
UPDATE: Almost $1100 was raised for Clara in less than 24 hours! You are all amazing!! As some of you may know, we are in the process of legitimizing our grassroots organization called Saving Our Sisters (SOS). The goal of SOS is to help vulnerable women avoid adoption relinquishment. Over the past couple of years … Continue reading Guilt, Coercion, Threats – A New Mom Changes Her Mind – SOS In Action
In the adoption community, from birthmoms, adoptive parents, and even the occasional adoptee I often hear statements about adoption being the "destiny" for the adopted child. Some of these statements include, but, of course, are not limited to: "I knew from the first time I met them (adoptive parents) they were meant to be -insert … Continue reading It Was Meant To Be – Using Religion to Justify Adoption
A love that will stay and persist without limits, without prerequisites. No matter what. To show unconditional love is to put yourself aside for the well-being of someone else. A sacrifice of one's self because of this love. To voluntarily endure pain, hurt, disappointment, and more in the name of this love. To put someone … Continue reading Unconditional Love
"As an adoptive mom, I honestly think that there is nothing worse that one mother can do to another mother than withholding promised contact with a child." As a member of the adoption community I come across many comments from adoptive parents through various outlets on the Internet. My blog has always focused on the … Continue reading Statements Made By Adoptive And Hopeful Adoptive Parents – More Education Is Still Needed