We Will Always Be His Mothers: An Open Letter to My Adopted Son’s Foster Mother

We Will Always Be His Mothers: An Open Letter to My Adopted Son’s Foster Mother
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Amy Passalugo  “For this child, I have prayed, and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.” – 1 Samuel 1:27 Dear Foster Mother,... Read more »

Seeking Out My Origin Story

Seeking Out My Origin Story
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Rick Hughes When I was a young person, I was generally comfortable with my status as an adopted child. My parents loved me and provided... Read more »

Lucky. But Not Lucky Enough.

Lucky. But Not Lucky Enough.
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Petrecia Shales I am selfish and I know it. When people saw our three little girls going in three different directions, they would marvel and... Read more »
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My Heart Was Full and Complete in a Way I Didn't Know It Could Be

My Heart Was Full and Complete in a Way I Didn't Know It Could Be
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Katherine Anxious, I sat outside the restaurant on a bench, watching every car pass, wondering if she could be inside one of them. I had... Read more »

We Will Always Say Yes To Love

We Will Always Say Yes To Love
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Kelsie People ask me when I knew I wanted to adopt. The answer I usually give is that when I was thirteen, friends of our... Read more »

Maybe This Year

Maybe This Year
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Jenn Rinella I start my story as both an adoptee and a birthmother. While I’d hoped to meet my birth parents and my child someday,... Read more »
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My Name Is Ruby

My Name Is Ruby
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Ruby Levin My name is Ruby Levin. I am seventeen (almost eighteen). I live in Chicago, and I am a senior at Senn High School... Read more »

I Am Here Being Mom To Both

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Tiffany  I am Tiffany, a single mom of a big-eyed little boy named C3. I adopted him at the age of two. Our adoption story... Read more »

Peace Is My Home And My Super Power

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Kate Powers My name is Kate Powers. I was born in Seoul, South Korea and abandoned after birth. I have an American family in Missouri... Read more »
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When the World Is Too Scary for Supergirl: The Fear and Grief of an 8-Year-Old

Every week, our family gathers together on Sunday nights to watch Supergirl. We first fell in love with the series when our youngest daughter was nearly five years old. We wondered if the show might be too scary at times; however, she couldn’t get enough of it! Our littlest girl, like her older sisters, has... Read more »