When Does an Adoptee Voice Stop Being Elevated Above All Others

"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

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Domestic Adoption Support Network; Tim Elder, Melissa Kay Robinson and the Conflict of Interest in Support Groups

*Edit* I am by no means upset by my exclusion from this group. I AM upset that when I questioned the appropriateness of Melissa acting in the capacity of admin and gave my reasons why my comments were deleted and I was blocked (see silenced). I figured if they wouldn't give me an answer in … Continue reading Domestic Adoption Support Network; Tim Elder, Melissa Kay Robinson and the Conflict of Interest in Support Groups

Creating a Family: Talk About Infertility and Douche Canoes

I've been sitting on this post for several days. I wasn't quite sure why I wanted so badly to blog about something that happened. In hindsight, it seemed trivial. It seemed like it was just drama-stirring and I couldn't justify doing it for any other reason except to get revenge. So, this not being a … Continue reading Creating a Family: Talk About Infertility and Douche Canoes

“Baby Shopping” in Birthmom Support Groups

UPDATE: This is "Nicole and Mike's" reaction to Claudia's blog post. Classy people. I would DEFINITELY want them raising my child (note the sarcasm). Physical threats? They can BUY anything!!! Published by Musings of the Lame. Original post can be found here. By Claudia Corrigan D'Arcy “Proactively” Advertising  for “Your Birthmother” is Tacky and Exploitative … Continue reading “Baby Shopping” in Birthmom Support Groups