Tag: birthmother

Finding Herb

Finding Herb
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 Jennifer Evans “Molly, do you remember my father?” I had a right to know. “Of course. His name was Herb.” Her voice was barely audible... Read more »

Seeking Out My Origin Story

Seeking Out My Origin 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.  By Rick Hughes When I was a young person, I was generally comfortable with my status as an adopted child. My parents loved me and provided... Read more »

Lucky. But Not Lucky Enough.

Lucky. But Not Lucky Enough.
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 Petrecia Shales I am selfish and I know it. When people saw our three little girls going in three different directions, they would marvel and... Read more »
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My Heart Was Full and Complete in a Way I Didn't Know It Could Be

My Heart Was Full and Complete in a Way I Didn't Know It Could Be
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 Katherine Anxious, I sat outside the restaurant on a bench, watching every car pass, wondering if she could be inside one of them. I had... Read more »

Maybe This Year

Maybe This Year
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 Jenn Rinella I start my story as both an adoptee and a birthmother. While I’d hoped to meet my birth parents and my child someday,... Read more »

I Am Here Being Mom To Both

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 Tiffany  I am Tiffany, a single mom of a big-eyed little boy named C3. I adopted him at the age of two. Our adoption story... 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 »

I Kiss This Boy's Cheeks in Twos

I Kiss This Boy's Cheeks in Twos
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 Elizabeth Lewis This is the end of the story: my husband and I are the happy parents of a twenty-month old boy. As Yoda would... Read more »

Reading with Clark, or the Case of the Missing Parents

Reading with Clark, or the Case of the Missing Parents
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 Jay D. Lenn On the day my husband Greg and I brought our son Clark home, we read to him. The first book was Guess... Read more »
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I Have a Piece of My Daughter in Them, and They Have a Piece of Her In Me.

I Have a Piece of My Daughter in Them, and They Have a Piece of Her In 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 Sherry Collins I was fifteen, pregnant and unwed. My mother immediately sent me away to Atlanta to make me give my daughter up for adoption.... Read more »