Last week, I gave you the back story on why I started my search for my biological parents. If you haven't read it, I recommend you start there. I now have my original birth certificate and my adoption records. I have looked online and not found a whole lot of information, so I stopped looking for ... Read More about The Search – part 2
October 30. That is when it all began, and I was born. 10 days later, I was adopted. I have always known I was adopted. I don't remember my parents ever telling me. It was just something that I knew. I didn't grow up wanting to find my biological parents. I was in a good home, and when I ... Read More about The Search – part 1
Attitude I am realizing more and more each day that attitude shapes everything in my life. I spent my Thanksgiving in a house where there is an occasional shout or whine or cry, but in general, the people are happy and have a good attitude. There was no complaining about what wasn't right, ... Read More about Attitude
Nature vs. Nurture I am adopted. And I love being a very unscientific study of nature vs. nurture. I did a paper on it once in college. I had some random facts about my birth mother, and I used that to form my argument that it is always both. Always. Nurture. I have much more ... Read More about Nature or Nurture
I am adopted. In more ways than one. First though, November is National Adoption month in the US. And I want to talk about all the ways that adoption affects me throughout the month. Both the positive and the negative. Starting with family that isn’t family. In college, I met a girl who ... Read More about Who adopted who?