Guilt, Coercion, Threats – A New Mom Changes Her Mind – SOS In Action

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

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Statements Made By Adoptive And Hopeful Adoptive Parents – More Education Is Still Needed

"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

The Letter

I wanted to hold something she had held. I wanted to touch something that had been in her hands. I wanted to see words written from her own hand. A hand that, not so long ago but oh so long ago, I had touched. A hand that I had counted all the fingers on, kissed.

The Birth Relative Monsters

Today I was directed to a blog post that was inspired by Lea Grove's Dear Less Than Perfect Mom.  This blog was written by children's author Kathy Lynn Harris.  Kathy thought that it would be fitting to do her own "adoptive mom" version of "Dear Less Than Perfect Mom."  For the life of me I cannot understand why … Continue reading The Birth Relative Monsters