Tag: 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days

Call for Submissions: 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days 8th Annual Series

Call for Submissions: 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days 8th Annual Series
Welcome to Portrait of an Adoption! So happy you are here. In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, I will be running the eighth annual special series called 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days. The series is designed to give a voice to many different people with widely varying perspectives on adoption. Some stories will describe... Read more »

A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Shares Her Insights and Wisdom

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. An Interview With A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Portrait of an Adoption: “How old are you?” Kim: “I’m nine. I’m in the fourth grade.” Portrait: “What is one of... Read more »

A Family Meant To 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 Lindsey Gad The Jewish people are a superstitious bunch. We spit three times at good news or bad, to ward off the Evil Eye. We... Read more »
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What Adoption Means To Me

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 Paige Strickland It is easy to figure out what adoption does NOT mean to me. It’s a great challenge to think about what it does... Read more »

It is Okay To Be Okay

It is Okay To Be Okay
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 Nicola and Ian What a strange title for a story about our adoption journey, you might think? All will become clear as the story unfolds.... Read more »

The Birth of Adoption at the Movies

The Birth of Adoption at the Movies
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 Addison Cooper I didn’t even know what social work was when I headed off to college. As a freshman at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy,... Read more »
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The Kindness of Strangers

The Kindness of Strangers
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 Suzanne Gilbert After not meeting my birth mother for four years, during which she travelled extensively and planned then cancelled several cross-Atlantic visits, I decided... Read more »

I Had Successfully and Safely Brought Him Into This World

I Had Successfully and Safely Brought Him Into This World
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 Stacy Bernal In November of 1993, when I was a junior in high school, I found out I was pregnant. I was the drum major... Read more »

Faithful in the Process

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 Lee Ann M. Pomrenke “I have never heard of this before,” the judge declared. She had asked – through our translator – why we wanted... Read more »
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Everyone Has Their Puzzle Completed. Except Me.

Everyone Has Their Puzzle Completed. Except Me.
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 Karen Haltiwanger I was adopted at five months old, from a foster home in Fulton County, Ga. I was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. My adoptive... Read more »