This New Year's Eve I have taken some time to contemplate where I've been, where I am, and where I'm going. A new year is upon us, and that usually comes with resolutions we make with all the best intentions, but somehow fail to follow through with. I don't even bother anymore. This year, so … Continue reading A Reflection For New Years
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
I know I said that I would keep this survey open until February 5th, but it is almost the 3rd and there hasn't been any new responses in 2 days. I am going to be busy with work this week so I decided to do my data analysis today. And away we go! DISCLAIMER: This … Continue reading Inside the Mind of a Birthmother – Results Are In!
I just want her to be happy. That doesn't mean I want her to be without trials. That doesn't mean I don't want her to never feel pain. We grow and learn from pain and trials. But I do want her to be happy. Regardless of all of my wants and desires to have her … Continue reading She Will Be Happy
(For background story please see here: http://wp.me/P3wvcq-1z) For the past 12 years I have always held tight to the fact that I am a proud birthmother. I have screamed from the top of the hill to anyone that would listen that I do not regret my decision and wouldn't change it for anything. Today, Mothers … Continue reading I Will Never Be My Daughter’s Mother