I Can See the Horizon 

Sleep found me easily and peacefully. I usually suffer from insomnia and will lay awake for hours praying that slumber will come upon me. A peace I'd never known before washed over me as all of my children were under my roof in the same place at the same time. The people I value and … Continue reading I Can See the Horizon 

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Desperation in Mobile, Alabama: Kimberly Rossler & Underhanded Legal Tactics

This post was composed at the end of July 2015. I have waited until now to publish it. For those who aren’t aware of what a gag order is, I’d like to do a quick informational session. Gag orders can also be called protective orders. They are typically used to prevent parties in a trial … Continue reading Desperation in Mobile, Alabama: Kimberly Rossler & Underhanded Legal Tactics

Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Today I'm going to cover a few things, but they will all tie together and are all related to one another. Last week I told you a story about a prospective adoptive parent who started a campaign of harassment, threats, and coercion against a new mother who had opted NOT to relinquish her child and … Continue reading Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Life in Limbo

My last personal update was in the middle of January so I figured it was time to write again. I've been struggling a bit more with things, in regards to adoption, and I think that getting it all out would be helpful. I am almost finished writing a memoir novella about the time of my … Continue reading Life in Limbo

The Christmas Hangover

Please see "EDIT" at the bottom before reading. While New Year's hasn't yet come upon us, Christmas is said and done. Holidays and birthdays are always really hard in this life as a "birthmom." I imagine that for some adoptees it is as well. I can only write from my point of view, in my … Continue reading The Christmas Hangover