Being Biologically Related Was Like a 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.  Being Biologically Related Was Like a Super Power By Paige Strickland I’ve been an adoptee for fifty-eight years and an adoptee-in-reunion for thirty-one years. The journey... Read more »

Letting Go

Letting Go
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.  Letting Go By Susan Dutra One day in the early Spring of 2012, after months of dreary skies and cold weather, I awoke to the most... Read more »

Family Resemblance

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.  Family Resemblance By Revd Rosalind C Hughes I was a lanky child, long of limb and neck. My parents would joke that maybe I had some... Read more »
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I Am the Lucky One

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.  I Am the Lucky One By Dr. Meridith Gould In the past six months since my daughter has been home here in the United States, many... Read more »

This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself

This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself
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.  This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself By Robyn Bedell Zalewa I am not really sure yet why God chose the path he did for me, but... Read more »

The Unexpected Reunion

The Unexpected Reunion
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.  The Unexpected Reunion By M Each summer, I have a reunion visit with the beautiful girl that I placed for adoption sixteen years ago. This year, I... Read more »
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Adoption Is Not a Black and White Kind of Thing

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.  Adoption Is Not a Black and White Kind of Thing By Katie Weaver My adoption story starts like any other typical adoption story: I was separated... Read more »

I Am Just Mommy

I Am Just Mommy
 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.  I Am Just Mommy By Heather Kurut “Find your tribe.  Love them hard.” A pithy, bumper sticker/t-shirt saying, to be sure, but really – don’t we... Read more »

My Family Who Taught Me What Family Is

My Family Who Taught Me What Family Is
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.  My Family Who Taught Me What Family Is By Alissa Weece For those of you who’ve seen Wonder Park, there’s a line in the movie that the... Read more »
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We All Had One Big Thing in Common

We All Had One Big Thing in Common
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.  We All Had One Big Thing in Common By Missy Snapp There are days when it is not good to be me. Like Friday night when... Read more »