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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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

My Evolving Relationship with Adoption

My Evolving Relationship 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.  My Evolving Relationship with Adoption By Tessie Yarbrough I am an adult adoptee. Born in the mid-1970s. Adopted at birth through a closed adoption facilitated by... Read more »
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One Mother and Another

One Mother and Another
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 Mother and Another By Mary Hermanson One Mother and Another You are not mine. You were entrusted to me By God our Father, From one... Read more »