Birth Mother’s Day: Then & Now

Birth Mother’s Day: Then & Now by Leah Outten   Some birth moms love having a day to celebrate and honor their decision of adoption placement while some hate having a separate day. Wherever you stand on the matter you can choose to acknowledge and celebrate it– or not.   I personally love it and…

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Lisa’s Adoption Story

“Open adoption was one of the toughest/smartest decisions I have ever made.. I love watching my daughter grow and seeing how adored she is with her adoptive family.. I love knowing she is with the most loving people and living better than I could have raised her at this point in my life. I am…

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Do the Necessary Research for Your Adoption Plan

Many times when we are faced with a problem that feels too big to solve, we avoid it. We keep our heads low and stay in the dark as long as possible. This is true for many women who find out that they are pregnant and are faced with the reality that their lifestyle or situation is not conducive to that of healthy child raising.

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A New Year and New Promises for Birth Moms Today

A do-over is on the way…

You are not alone if you are feeling the frustration of another year gone accompanied with the relief that a new one is approaching.
Post adoption life can be a roller coaster of a ride leaving you wondering if you will ever feel stable again. It is not uncommon to look at the time gone by and think that maybe you should be in a different place in your life right now.

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Vanessa’s Birth Mom Story

-Lived and Written by Vanessa Skinner <3 “Never in a million years did I ever think that I will be put in a position to have to put one of my children up for adoption. Unfortunately things happen in life that you can’t control and I found myself pregnant and I could not raise another child.…

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A Birth Mother's Perspective on Mother’s Day

I was one person sitting in a crowd of hundreds, secure in my anonymity. Then a seemingly harmless string of words shook me to the core: “Will all mothers please stand?” Sudden panic enveloped me, causing me to sink down into my seat.

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