ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY

It’s a very special day — This blog turns one year old today! One year ago, I was dealing with one of the worst weeks of my life. I didn’t feel ready to share many of my thoughts on a platform that was linked to my name, but I knew I needed to write. Thus, … More ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY

Triggers are Valid

Why am I writing this and not just ignoring the haters? Because I know about all the adoptees feeling alone and watching advocates being gaslighted when sharing their experiences. When you relate to someone sharing, and you see them being attacked for it, that automatically puts some fear into your mind that it’ll happen to … More Triggers are Valid

MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 69 | Adoption in Mainstream Media

Mainstream media often has adoption plotlines that may or may not be very accurate. As an adoptee, I found The Handmaid’s Tale and Little Fires Everywhere to be the most prominent examples of adoption and adoption trauma. Both could also be triggering to view. I tried to think of more examples of adoption and adoption … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 69 | Adoption in Mainstream Media