Tag: Foster Care

The Complicated Process of Saying Goodbye

The Complicated Process of Saying Goodbye
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 is a bonus piece being shared on the 29th day of the series. Alexis, a teenager, has read and approved the publication of the following essay... Read more »

One Mom, Many Moms

One Mom, Many Moms
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.  One Mom, Many Moms By Kelley Porter Eleven years ago, my husband and I became foster parents, and through this process, we were able to adopt... Read more »

Whiteness Protected My Parents Each Time the Police Were Called

Whiteness Protected My Parents Each Time the Police Were Called
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.  Whiteness protected my parents each time the police were called. By Anonymous When I first learned about disproportionality in foster care while sitting in a graduate... Read more »
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Moving Forward

Moving Forward
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.  Moving Forward By Rikki Daniels Ten years ago, I wrote a piece for this series, Portrait of an Adoption. In that piece, I focused on how... Read more »

Having Coffee: An Adoption Story

Having Coffee: An Adoption Story
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.  Having Coffee By Ann Cser It’s been almost eleven years since my husband was murdered. If you had told me then that I would have two... Read more »

My Experience as an Adoptee

My Experience as an Adoptee
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 Experience as an Adoptee By Kaylee Gregory *This does contain mentions of violence which some people may find triggering* The word “normal” means something slightly... Read more »
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We Were Simply Part of the Family

 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 Were Simply Part of the Family By Erin Leisure When I was born, my biological mother gave me up for adoption. I was made a... Read more »

I Did Not Know There Was A Hole In My Heart Shaped Like A Transgender College Boy

I Did Not Know There Was A Hole In My Heart Shaped Like A Transgender College Boy
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 Did Not Know There Was A Hole In My Heart Shaped Like A Transgender College Boy By Kelly Price “Did you two ever connect?” the... Read more »

Portrait of a Family

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.  Portrait of a Family By Carlotta, Bob, and Moriah Levy She Is My Daughter by Carlotta Levy I’ll start by telling you a story about a... Read more »
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Call for Submissions for 9th Annual Portrait of an Adoption Series

Call for Submissions for 9th Annual Portrait of an Adoption Series
Welcome to Portrait of an Adoption! I am so happy you are here! In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, I will be running the ninth 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... Read more »