Tag: open adoption

Dear Traevin, Daddy Loves You Forever

Dear Traevin, Daddy Loves You Forever
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.  Dear Traevin, Daddy Loves You Forever By Ryan Blades It’s been seven years since I wrote my first letter to you and so much has changed... Read more »

I'm Not Your Mama

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’m Not Your Mama By Anonymous I’m sorry, but I’m not your mom. I know that’s not what you want to hear, but it’s the truth.... Read more »

How Fear, Loss, Grief and Resilience Play a Role in Our 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.  How Fear, Loss, Grief and Resilience Play a Role in Our Adoption By Jennifer Diehl I have been a fan of the forum that Carrie Goldman... Read more »
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Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall

Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall
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.  Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall By Carrie Goldman It is the second week of November. I glance outside. In the backyard, my children and their... Read more »

Jazzy's Quest Book 3: The BEST Adoption Fiction for Your Tweens and Teens!

Jazzy's Quest Book 3: The BEST Adoption Fiction for Your Tweens and Teens!
We are so excited to announce that the third book in our fictional children’s series – Jazzy’s Quest: Camp To Belong – officially launches on Monday, June 3rd and is available for purchase now! Jazzy is a creative, ten-year-old Star Wars fan who also happens to be a transracial adoptee in an open adoption. The first book in... Read more »

You Have a Piece of My Heart and I Have a Piece of Yours

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 Dayna Farr My birth mom loved me so much she sacrificed her own happiness to give me to a family that could provide the kind... Read more »
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All the Things I’ve Been Through Are Shaping Me To Be A Stronger Man

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 Rayshawn Milton My name is Rayshawn Milton and I was adopted at three days old to a very versatile family who I know love me... Read more »

She Comes Home

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 Watson “Wow…” I say softly to the bundle in my lap, “you are a very tiny little person.” The very first thing I ever... Read more »

We Will Always Be His Mothers: An Open Letter to My Adopted Son’s Foster Mother

We Will Always Be His Mothers: An Open Letter to My Adopted Son’s Foster Mother
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 Amy Passalugo  “For this child, I have prayed, and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.” – 1 Samuel 1:27 Dear Foster Mother,... Read more »
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My Name Is Ruby

My Name Is Ruby
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 Ruby Levin My name is Ruby Levin. I am seventeen (almost eighteen). I live in Chicago, and I am a senior at Senn High School... Read more »