Letter To My Child’s Adoptive Mother,

To My Child’s Adoptive Mother, I write to you now because I have lived each day with this complexity and need to open up to you about it. You and I share this unique relationship with each other that began with the life of the child whom we both love so dearly. We both identify…

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A Letter to My Adversaries in the Adoption Community

A Letter to my Adversaries in the Adoption Community Dear Adversaries,   Is adoption traumatic to every birth mother or is the relationship we have with the people involved traumatic?   Traumatic events in life happen. Part of being alive means we are going to come in contact with good and evil. Events like birth, death,…

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How My Open Adoption Relationship Developed Over Time

I have been a birth mom for a little over five years. I have two birth sons placed with the same family who are 5 and 3 years old. From the beginning, our adoption was extremely open. I had visits very often, at least once a month and every holiday. Sometimes, we would even spontaneously…

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Our Adoption Journey

Our Journey I am a birth father, this is the story of my wife’s and my adoption journey. We had been together 17 years. We had a 12 year old son. Then while at the E.R. my wife learned she was pregnant. That is when our world was turned upside down. We knew we did…

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“REAL STRENGTH”

“REAL STRENGTH” -a poem about adoption written by a loving birth father, the night his son was born. Today, once again you amazed me. I watched you give birth to our son, to their son, to a family. How strong you must be to deal with all the pain of labor. And at the end…

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“THE EASY WAY”

“THE EASY WAY”  A Poem about adoption from a birth father. Someone naively said once ” adoption is the easy way”. I beg to differ. When presented with a choice of this magnitude, how would you respond ? I have seen too many times people choose the self-serving and selfish road. Never with any real…

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Cassie’s Adoption Story

Hi there! My name is Cassie. I am 39 years old and I am a birth mom. I have 6 children total. My oldest 4 (ages 20, 17, 14,and 11) were adopted in 2007. At the time they were 10, 7, 4 and 1. Before I share the rest of my story, let me say…

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