Argh, another article. Today, my role as Adoptive Mom is to school all you adoptees about what really happens when you reunite, despite not having reunited myself because I’m not adopted. Read the rest of this entry »
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Recently, it seems like every discussion ends up with someone being upset over other people being politically correct, negative, mean, when someone else disagrees. Then they call for more positive and less of the negative.
I think we can all do better at looking in our personal mirrors, and here’s why… Read the rest of this entry »
Another adoption reunion story in the news, an international adoption story from Japan with a State Senator from Hawaii being the one adopted. It was a good story. Hawaii state senator meets birth mother after almost half a century. It also highlighted what I’ve wanted to talk about, waiting till your parents pass away before searching, so that’s what this post is about, plus some other ramblings. Many adoptees are just like this Senator who waited until after both parents had passed away, it is a personal choice, but adoptive parents can make sure their children don’t make that choice solely because they are worried about how you might feel, or because the adoptee feels it would be disloyal to you.
I read the article below, and my first thoughts were – they are a wee-bit late with their offers of help, and pronouncing they know best how an adoption search should happen in Illinois. Then my thoughts wandered from why now three years after the law restored the right for adoptees to receive their original birth certificate, to, who do they think they are. (read the article first).