Adoption, kids, life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, Random thoughts, Uncategorized

Mothering is a Verb

    Today I was referred to as an "adopter" and not as the "mother" to my adopted children simply because I am not blood related to them. Let me explain something... Family is a social construct. It is not determined by DNA or genetic similarities in definition or in action. It is simply defined… Continue reading Mothering is a Verb

Adoption, kids, life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, Random thoughts, Survivor, Uncategorized

Thank you & January update

What a way to start a year! My first and, up to this point, only January post has reached: 1,900+ views, 1,620 visitors, 500+ shares, and has received an offer to be reprinted in a magazine. There is also one more offer withstanding to reprint the same article. Wow. I have to admit that I… Continue reading Thank you & January update

Adoption, kids, life and all its ups and downs, nonfiction, reasons to drink

Letter to the mother who asked my kid to stop talking about his adoption

  To the mother of my son's best friend, You made it very clear to me over a collection of incredibly rude texts that you believe that my parenting is insufficient and that letting my son know about his full past is poor parenting. That it is inappropriate for him to talk about his experiences… Continue reading Letter to the mother who asked my kid to stop talking about his adoption