Tag: adoptee

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

What Do Hairstyles Have To Do With Adoption?

What Do Hairstyles Have To Do With 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 Sherrie Eldridge Who would ever think that a birth mother’s or adoptee’s hair style would have anything to do with their adoption reunion? After all,... Read more »

She Is Free To Be Who Her Mind And Heart Truly Know She Is

She Is Free To Be Who Her Mind And Heart Truly Know She 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. By Annie Greene I always knew I was going to adopt, even when I was a little girl. When I emphatically declared it to my family,... Read more »
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Being Adopted and Inept Parenting: A Lethal Combination

Being Adopted and Inept Parenting: A Lethal Combination
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 Jones Adoption speak in my house was forbidden. I was adopted at three months, as was my brother. He was two years older than... Read more »

13 Life Lessons About Love & Adoption That I Learned From My Mom

13 Life Lessons About Love & Adoption That I Learned From My Mom
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 Madeleine Melcher {Disclaimer: I am but one person with my own experience. Adoptees are human beings, so of course our feelings and experiences vary from... Read more »

If I Had Done A Collage Of Me When I Was Young

If I Had Done A Collage Of Me When I Was Young
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 Heffron If I could go back in time, if I could be child me with the brain I have now, I’d lock my mother... Read more »
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Adoption Is Not A Fairy Tale. It is Real Life.

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 Wiegert And there it was. An email from an adoption agency. A day or two earlier I had filled in the “contact us” form... Read more »