Of all things, I’ve been sitting here staring at a picture of my father by birth I’d never seen before, and wondering, again, why he was such a coward. And why was he so callous that he couldn’t even take the time to answer a few questions and give me my family health history. I really wasn’t asking much, I didn’t ask to meet him, just to tell me his side of the story and give me my paternal family health history, and we could call it a day. Read the rest of this entry »
Monthly Archives: July 2020
Earlier this spring a crow was hit by a car in the road that I live on. I only knew this after I heard dozens of sharp haunting caws piercing the air that called me over to the window to see what was amiss. What I saw is still as vivid in my mind as it was that day, crows, dozens of crows, all perching on branches of several of the tall evergreen trees across the road, all of them cawing constantly, and, in a tone I’d never heard before. I looked around to see what was wrong, and finally, saw what had struck them in such a deep way to bring them all together, there, on the ground in the middle of the street, lay one of their own that had been hit by a car, and now, lay dead in the middle of the road. Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday, I read a post written by a birthmother who doesn’t think adoption is considered normal in society, and needs to be normalized, and also needs to be normalized for adopted children too.
So please, either take the survey or leave a comment on what you think, and if you’d be so kind, if you are adopted was it always your norm, if you’re an AP is adoption your child’s norm.
Does Society Accept Adoption – results below
Adoptee – adoption is accepted by society 57.14% (8 votes)
Adoptee – adoption is NOT accepted by society 0% (0 votes)
A Parent – adoption is accepted by society 14.29% (2 votes)
A Parent – adoption is NOT accepted by society 7.14% (1 votes)
First Parent – adoption is accepted by society 7.14% (1 votes)
First Parent – adoption is NOT accepted by society 0% (0 votes)
Long-time adoption agencies and lawyers have been dealing with adoption for decades, nothing new there, except they now compete, co-exist with an ever expanding list of *new and improved* so-called adoption service providers who call themselves consultants, whose goal is to get you (a hopeful adoptive parent) a baby, and fast. Read the rest of this entry »