Tag Archives: Ethics and morals

When those wanting to adopt, forget that morals matter in how you adopt

Last night I got stressed out by what occurred when an expectant mom made a post on an adoption page asking for information.  What happened robbed me of sleep for several hours as I just kept thinking about it, this morning, it was the first thing on my mind and it’s still there now.  So here I am trying hard to come up with a way to frame this that can be heard, needs to be heard, while the cynic in me is saying, those who need to hear and understand, aren’t going to read a post telling them they’re wrong.  I still have to try. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on April 10, 2017 in Adoption, adoptive parents


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The E word

It seems bringing up the E word in adoption is wrong, silencing, makes some want to runaway as fast as possible.  I’d even say it’s close to a swear word to some in adoption.  Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on September 23, 2016 in Adoption, adoptive parents


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Food for thought, if you still needed more…

I read a lot.  I try to read voices from all sides of a subject but I don’t do the extremes, I just can’t go there.  As I’ve watched the news over the last year, specifically politics, while dealing with all the emotions knowing mom was nearing the end of her life, and then, the everything that happens after someone passes, has allowed for lots of looking backwards. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on August 3, 2016 in Adoption, Uncategorized


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Pop Quiz…

What is the first thing that you think of when you hear the term: Outreach Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on July 13, 2015 in Adoption, adoptive parents


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When did this become acceptable?


I checked my email this morning and one of the emails had a link to a blog post.  If anyone wants to understand why some of us do not like how adoption is practiced today – this is a perfect example of why. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on November 4, 2014 in Adoption


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It’s time for change…


Magnolia with rain dropsMy search was done via a Confidential Intermediary (also called a CI).  That was never the way I had imagined my search going throughout the years, but I couldn’t physically search, nor was my brain competent enough to do it either.  So, I was left with putting my search in the hands of strangers – not something I would have chosen before, but at the time, I felt I had no choice because it was important to share with them what happened to me, just in case, it could protect them. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Adoption, adoptive parents


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