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My Mother's Daughter: Semi Guest Post

Last month, I submitted a poem I wrote in 2008 to a poetry contest honoring non-traditional images of mothering. I was pleased that my poem, “New Same Grief,” was chosen to be made into a video. This was really well … Continue reading

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Open Adoption: Wounds or Scars? Blogging or Poetry?

Being an adoptive parent has been a huge part of my identity and source of my strength for a really long time now.  It feels like it has been this way forever, or at least my whole life, but I … Continue reading

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Mitzvahs at the March

When I see facial expressions or the way she pushes her hair from her face much like the way her birth mother does, I can sometimes grieve the the process of not passing on traits that biologically-related parents do.  (I … Continue reading

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