Posts in category "birthfather"

I Will Never Forget The Broken-Down Man That Was My Husband After He Signed Those Adoption Papers.

In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences.  By Linda I did not... Read more »

Ours Was One of the First Open Adoptions: We Adopted One Twin and the Birth Parents Raised the Other

Ours Was One of the First Open Adoptions: We Adopted One Twin and the Birth Parents Raised the Other
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences.  By Deborah Lea Serrano Last... Read more »

Can Someone Be Your Father When He Doesn't Know You Exist?

Can Someone Be Your Father When He Doesn't Know You Exist?
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences.  By Stephanie Goss Hlavin I... Read more »
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Infinite Loyalty to a Sister

5-yr-old Annie Rose is a person of extremes.  When I give her steak for dinner, or when I bring a cookie for her in the car after school pick-up, she emphatically proclaims, “You are the BEST Mama in the whole world.” When I put her in time out, or tell her that no, she cannot... Read more »