It’s snowing as I write this, and it sure is beautiful. Watching the large flakes falling softly onto one another brings back memories of winters on the farm.[Read more…] about January 15
As I struggled to fit in, I remained outside. Feeling alone and not understanding why. Attaching to a best friend worked, but groups made me feel like I didn’t belong.
And it’s always been this way.
This essay is the second in a series on this adoptee voice. You’ll find the first essay here.[Read more…] about Alone on the Outside Even With a Best Friend
When we know better, we can do better.
So let’s start at the beginning. I am grateful adoption exists.[Read more…] about January 10
As we entered this first week of 2021, I started by posting a new piece on this adoptee voice on my blog and organizing my son’s bedroom. It was then that a deep sadness engulfted me. Realizing that my son hasn’t slept in this house in a year triggered me.
And before I knew it, I was sobbing.[Read more…] about January 8
This essay is the first in a series, as I share the journey of locating the missing links in my adoptee life. If you are an adult adoptee or have one in your life, this is for you. xoxo[Read more…] about Missing Links and the Adoptee’s Voice
2020 is almost behind us, yet the memories of this unforgettable year will stay with us forever. Through the chaos, I hope we’ve learned to be kinder and more patient with ourselves and others. More thoughtful and more forgiving.[Read more…] about December 31