A tribute to Ms. Linda – Birth Grandma in our open adoption

November 13, 2018 | Danielle | Adoption | 2

I didn’t expect my adoption post this month to be centered around the news of a funeral. But as I’ve processed the passing of my daughter’s birth grandma last week, there’s no better way to advocate for adoption right now. We met Ms. Linda shortly after we adopted Mae. She helped care for the child […]

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Our Open Adoption Birth Mother’s Story

November 23, 2016 | Danielle | Adoption | 0

It’s not very often that an adoptive mom posts a birth mother’s story. But, our open adoption is something special, and it’s an honor to share this piece of our story with you. From the night we first met our birth mom to today, a peace has followed us. Her strength is what helped our […]

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Open Adoption Story (by a 6-year-old adoptee)

November 8, 2016 | Danielle | Adoption | 1

As a family impacted by adoption, we wanted to share our open adoption story for National Adoption Month. We thought it would be fun to capture our 6-year-old daughter’s thoughts this year, and to interview our birth mother as well. Who better to tell you about adoption than the adoptee and birth mother? Open Adoption […]

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