Tag: 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days

A Tale of Two Families

A Tale of Two Families
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.  A Tale of Two Families By Kevin Nolan Let’s talk about my adoptive parents first. They were amazing people. They adopted a total of six children,... Read more »

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 »

We Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. 

We Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. 
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 Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. By Allison Banta I am mama to two heart girls, one by biology and... Read more »
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Trying to Help My Daughter Through Remote Learning

Trying to Help My Daughter Through Remote Learning
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.  Trying to Help My Daughter Through Remote Learning By Becky Cortesi-Caruso On March 13, 2020, public education as we had once known it to be would... Read more »

Rooted in Adoption

Rooted 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.  Rooted in Adoption By Veronica Breaux In 2005, while I was away at college, I came across a book entitled PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by author... Read more »

I Knew I Would Love My Kids, But Nothing Could Prepare Me for the Magnitude.

I Knew I Would Love My Kids, But Nothing Could Prepare Me for the Magnitude.
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 Knew I Would Love My Kids, But Nothing Could Prepare Me for the Magnitude. By Sierra Owens Taylor In 2014, my husband and I underwent... Read more »
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What Will Life Look Like For Him at 21?

What Will Life Look Like For Him at 21?
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.  What Will Life Look Like for Him at 21? By Julie Cowan Our son Kyle, who we adopted at birth, turned eighteen in February. While most... Read more »

A Birthmother's Journey

A Birthmother's Journey
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.  A Birthmother’s Journey As told by Hope O Baker to Carrie Goldman I had an unexpected pregnancy when I was a junior in college and I... Read more »

The Sigh of a Mother Who Loves Her Daughter

The Sigh of a Mother Who Loves Her Daughter
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.  The Sigh of a Mother Who Loves Her Daughter By Megan Hugel At fifteen, I take handfuls of extra strength painkillers searching for the strength to... Read more »
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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 »