Part 1: Myths About Birth Moms/Parents

Shows and movies often portray a dramatized view of the world. So much so, that it can be hard to distinguish what is real and what isn’t. The misconceptions about adoption and the whereabouts of the birth mother may lead to questions such as, “why did she relinquish...

How Adoption affects Birth Mothers

Emotions aren’t fun to talk about, because it means being vulnerable. This, in of itself, is not an easy or always pleasant experience. It is, however, extremely important — especially when it comes to adoption. Adoption is fraught with emotions. It deeply...

Ways to Celebrate Mothers

There are different holidays and shared moments where we gather together among the ones we love. It may consist of lighting candles and singing, exchanging gifts, or — most importantly — spending quality time together. As Mother’s Day approaches, this can...

May is for Mothers

Putting into words who a mother is and what she does is almost impossible. There isn’t enough sentiment to fully encompass the gift that mothers are. However, thanks to two women in the past, we now have nationally recognized days to celebrate mothers. Both of them...

Myths about Transracial Adoption

In our current world, racism and prejudice are two things that most of us have encountered at some point in our lives. Whether that means we’ve been at the receiving end, or been the one doing it to someone else, it’s sadly become commonplace in our society. It’s...

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