Recently I was introduced to a form of poetry that was new to me called blackout poetry. Also called erasure … Continue Reading Redacted
Both of these women have contributed to who I am and who my children are, as both blood and love pass through the generations.
Yesterday, as my family was enjoying a nice relaxing day at home we were chatting about the Super Bowl that … Continue Reading Upstream
I’ve been witness to many conversations where a woman expresses her desire to be a mother but she will not … Continue Reading Just Adopt
As much as I wondered about my parents as a child, I may have wondered that much more about whether … Continue Reading Oldest of 5
Pouring your heart out for all to read puts you in a very vulnerable place. Especially as an adoptee who … Continue Reading Worth It
The day an adoption is finalized is typically thought of by many as a wonderful celebration of family, of love, … Continue Reading Severed
As an adoptee, when you hear that phrase “Blood is thicker than water” it definitely makes you wonder where that … Continue Reading Outsider
When adoptees want to know about or search for their biological families, some of the first things we are met … Continue Reading Package Deal
Recently, on Facebook, I came across a post of an anxious expectant mom. She explained that she had two children … Continue Reading Unnecessary
Growing up, I essentially always knew that I was adopted since I was told at a very young age. My … Continue Reading My Inconvenient Truth
Although I don’t remember the conversation, I knew from a very young age that I was adopted. I guess that … Continue Reading Second Choice: Adopted After Infertility
The bond between a mother and child is supposed to be the strongest bond that exists and it is said … Continue Reading Still
Welcome to Signed, Sealed, Adopted! I am a wife, mom of two girls, a professional photographer, and an adoptee in … Continue Reading Hello!