Adoption · Birthmother · Family · Life · Memories · Parenting · Reflection

Silence Has Been A Gift

I have been silent as I have been unmotivated to write and wanted to focus on myself, my kids, my husband and my professional career.  My silence has been a gift and has helped me refocus on what is important. While I been silent, I was still living a busy yet rewarding last few months.… Continue reading Silence Has Been A Gift

Adoption · Birthmother · Family · Match · Reflection

Matchmaker–Make Me a Match

Isabella Rossellini said, "Adoption has the dimension of connection — not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense of belonging with others".    … Continue reading Matchmaker–Make Me a Match

Adoption · Birthmother · Family · Life · Reflection · Siblings

Are They The Right One’s?

When I decided on February 26, 2016 adoption was my choice for the child I was expecting I had no idea what were the next steps in this journey.  Many things were running through my head, do I find an agency or do I just google perspective family profiles.  I was destined to find the… Continue reading Are They The Right One’s?

Abortion · Adoption · Birthmother · Family · Life · Parenting · Reflection

Three Choices and One Decision

 I found myself pregnant at the age of 33.  I was already a kick ass mom and had sole legal custody of my two older children.  You would think an unplanned pregnancy was no big deal, right?  Well, not exactly.  I was then faced with the most difficult decision.      I saw three choices:… Continue reading Three Choices and One Decision

Adoption · Birthmother · Family · Grief · Life · Reflection · Siblings

An Open Conversation with Austin

Sophocles has said' “Sons are the anchors of a mother's life."  I could not agree more with this as Austin has been by my side through everything; pregnancy with his sister, divorce from his father, few breakups, pregnancy with Little B, the adoption process, college classes, my grief process after Little B voluntary termination of… Continue reading An Open Conversation with Austin

Adoption · Birthmother · Grief

The Endless Grief——

Grief normally affects those who lost someone from death but adoption is opposite because you grieve for someone alive, someone that grew in your tummy but now lives in your heart and with their forever family.  Placing a child into someone arms and having them belong to a forever family comes with a grief process… Continue reading The Endless Grief——