Posts tagged "birthfather"

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 »

Can Someone Be Your Father When He Doesn't Know You Exist?

Can Someone Be Your Father When He Doesn't Know You Exist?
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences.  By Stephanie Goss Hlavin I... Read more »

Infinite Loyalty to a Sister

5-yr-old Annie Rose is a person of extremes.  When I give her steak for dinner, or when I bring a cookie for her in the car after school pick-up, she emphatically proclaims, “You are the BEST Mama in the whole world.” When I put her in time out, or tell her that no, she cannot... Read more »
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