I know that when I first started speaking out in favor of family preservation I felt as if no one would get it, especially not people who adopted, never in a million years. Most other birthmoms didn't get it. The general public, at large, thinks adoption is beautiful because they've seen pictures and videos throughout … Continue reading To Preserve & Protect: When the Family Preservation Movement Catches On; Your Voices Have Been Heard
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*Update: In a shameful attempt to disguise who she is, assumedly because of this blog post, Amber Garrott has changed her profile picture and name on Facebook. She is now "Amber Jo" and her profile can be found HERE.* When an expectant mother relinquishes her child for adoption she is assured that she is giving … Continue reading How Reliable Is A Home Study? Amber Garrott / Amber Jo: Example Of Its Flaws
You can find Daniel's GoFundMe page here: https://www.gofundme.com/wrongfullyadopted Tonight I bring you another heartbreaking story that comes, again, from Mobile County, Alabama. You'll also recognize some names. Meet Daniel. Daniel is the father of an almost 3 year old little boy. Daniel has never held, met, seen, or heard anything about his son since his birth. … Continue reading Mobile County, Alabama; Baby Racketeering
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
I'm sure, by now, I'm loathed by most who have found themselves in my corner of the world wide Web via an innocent Google search about how to adopt a baby. That's okay. I get it. My writing is blunt and I don't mince words. I'd like to take some time, however, to speak directly … Continue reading Dear Hoping to Adopt
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