Nothing Wrong with Moving On
Everyone agrees that this "search and reunion business" is emotional and, for better or for worse, necessary as each part of the triad handles the ups and downs of the journey. As an adoptee, I have spent plenty of time since my search and reunion pondering over the meaning of life as I now know... Material Child
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. - Jesus of Nazareth "Come in," said the professor. John opened the door. Goatstroke was reading an academic journal. He gestured toward the wooden chair that faced his desk. John sat down silently and looked around the room, waiting for... Ectopic Pregnancy - The Time Bomb in the Tube
An ectopic pregnancy is one that develops outside the uterus. Most ectopics are found in the fallopian tube and these are called tubal pregnancies. However, they can also occur at other pelvic sites which include the ovary the abdomen and the cervix. Fertilization normally occurs in the outer... The Second Biggest Threat
Terrorism clearly threatens our safety, lives, and way of life. President Bush and the rest of the world leaders must wage war against terrorism and terrorists so that any prospective terrorists will quickly realize that whatever they believe might be gained by their actions will greatly and...
Little Sister, Penny
January 15, 2014, 12:51 pm
My mind was a blank slate regarding my birth siblings . Born of the same mother, as far as I knew our resemblance would end there. Before we met, my half-sister, Penny and I began to correspond. Her writing blessed me beyond belief with welcome. I was not too nervous over meeting her, but church... Why Do You Care?
August 14, 2013, 1:07 pm
Being adopted was no big deal for me. It was my reality. As a teenager and young adult I was often asked, "Why do you care?" While this sounds like an innocent question it actually was a reminder that being adopted was being different.
Why did I care? I guess the traditional answer of having... Honestly Assessing Older Adoption
July 26, 2012, 12:33 pm
To me, choosing to become a parent was not that difficult. I was born to the role. I had known since the age of 19 I was infertile, so deciding to adopt when I met my husband at age 37 was not too challenging a choice. That said, deciding to adopt our three little ones at the age of 51 was...
Lost and Found
Author's note: I am currently writing a book about adoption reunion stories. If you or someone you know would like to share an adoption reunion or search story with me, please write to... Found My Siblings
I always knew that I was adopted when I was growing up. My parents were older and they used to tell me that they got to choose me, but had to "take" my brother who was born 2 years after... Natural Mother
People from 'natural families' are curious to know if I ever felt the urge to find my biological mother. Despite my horrendous upbringing at the hands of my adoptive mother and its effect of stunting...