Tag: 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days

You Have a Piece of My Heart and I Have a Piece of Yours

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 Dayna Farr My birth mom loved me so much she sacrificed her own happiness to give me to a family that could provide the kind... Read more »

A Week With An Eight-Year-Old

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 Josie Mae Rigney “What the flip?” “Say bubble nuggets!” “I have four girlfriends… well, I just got that one.” “Son of a cracker!” “I didn’t... Read more »

The Complicated Calibration of Love, Especially in Adoption

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 Carrie Goldman Love. Such a simple word that encompasses so many possible meanings. I feel love for people in similar and different ways. Love for... Read more »
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Five Siblings Found

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 Elizabeth Blake Here we are, decades after we were taken from our family, gathering the pieces of our lives and weaving a garment made of... Read more »

Does She Know?

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 Anne Sawan The first night I spent with my daughter I looked into her eyes and I started to cry suddenly overwhelmed with the realization... Read more »

Nearly Home

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 Savannah I arrived at 2 weeks old in a baby blue onesie two sizes too big. I was grey and malnourished. I would be the... Read more »
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She Comes Home

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 Jennifer Watson “Wow…” I say softly to the bundle in my lap, “you are a very tiny little person.” The very first thing I ever... Read more »

Empty Boots

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 Andrea Ross I readied myself for my appointment with Joan, the social worker at the adoption agency in Denver. Adoption rights advocates had told me... Read more »

Becoming A Mom While Single And Over Forty: Giving It To You Straight

Becoming A Mom While Single And Over Forty: Giving It To You Straight
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 Becca Gruenspan The term Single Mother by Choice (SMC) is a funny one to me. Yes, ultimately it was my choice to adopt a baby... Read more »
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Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?

Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?
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 Daniel Drennan ElAwar We remain the repulsed, splinters, expelled from the body; the corpus surrounds us, englobes us, drives us out; it then returns to... Read more »