I used to get so upset when people would prefer to my foster care adopted kids' biological mother as their mom; as evidenced by the many adoption blog and facebook posts, over the years. But, as time moved on, it has bothered me less and less. This is probably partly because it happens less since … Continue reading I’m Not The Biological Mom And That’s Ok
"Parenting Is hard. Really hard." I said these words to my 13 year old son, yesterday, after a mini argument that could have been avoided if he simply stopped when I told him to stop and went to his room when I told him to go to his room. But, that's neither here nor there. … Continue reading Simone Bile’s Parents Are Her Parents.
Adoptive parents are sensitive folks. Really, every group is. There are some things that will get us all revved up. My "triggers" are asking about "real mom," asking if I have my own children, or really anything that suggests that I or my children are "less than," in any way. I've tried to lighten up over the … Continue reading Should My Children Be Grateful For Being Adopted?