birth mothers

Mother’s Day 2016

Mother’s Day 2016

I’ve been thinking about my mother who gave birth to me. We missed out on getting to know each other. Searching for her in my late 30s,…

Two mothers

Two mothers

I am assuming she must have done something very bad. However, for a brief moment that we made eye contact as two mothers, it didn’t matter. While…

Our Similarities

Our Similarities

When I cut the picture out of the magazine, I had no clue what she looked like. Some time later, I remember staring in awe at the…

Not just at Christmas—Miracles

Not just at Christmas—Miracles

Until I was in junior high, I didn’t know anyone who was adopted, except for my brother. Perhaps that was because my mother frowned on us telling…

In the Driver’s Seat

In the Driver’s Seat

A 38-year-old mother of three children sat in the passenger’s seat of the car. She exhaled against the pain of each contraction while massaging her protruding belly….

  1. So sad, what a terrible experience. and I know it was only one of many for you. Love you friend!!!
  2. This fills me with sadness: “No child should have to continually try to make a parent love them.” What a tragedy that your mother was not able to accept love from you. My guess is that deep down, she didn’t feel lovable, and she had to cover that shameful fact up with a bunch of br…
  3. It’s insane that these findings were made but nothing was done about it. All these years later, you are still waiting for the wrongs to be righted.
  4. I love you❤
  5. I hope you are able to find more on the first chapters of your life. How twisty things became when people had to hide things…ugh. Sad.