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Monthly Archives: February 2020

2018 – What the first mom study said to me

In June 2018 I did a post on a recent first mom study of mothers who’d relinquished their parental rights within the last 25 years. I talked about what I took out of it, I also copied the recommendations from the study, who knows if any adoption service providers read the study or considered those recommendations. If any agency did, I’d love to hear about it, if they’d already practiced that way, I’d love to hear that too. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2020 in Adoption, adoptive parents

 

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A story told in 65 words.

 

 

 

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Posted by on February 19, 2020 in Adoption

 

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Note to Adoptive Parents

This post is wandering into a place that makes me uncomfortable and maybe it will be for naught as those who need to hear it, will likely not hear or understand the reason why I’m going there. Do understand #NotAll applies without me needing to say it each time.

It’s a fact that infertility plays an oversize reason why people turn to adoption, and specifically, to domestic infant adoption (DIA). It’s also a fact that many of those have suffered through multiple losses first, and for that, I’m sorry. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 15, 2020 in Adoption, adoptive parents

 

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Couple of questions for adoptees

Adoptee’s do you think your parents skewed their parenting in ways suggested in the quote below. If yes, in what way? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 12, 2020 in Adoption

 

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Was adopted or Is adopted – which is right?

Since I came on-line I’ve read countless comments by adoptive parents who don’t want their child defined by adoption and being adopted (oh the horrors). Positive Adoption Language supports that being defined by being adopted is a very bad thing with Is Adopted being bad and Was Adopted being good or positive, it was just an event after all. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 9, 2020 in Adoption

 

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