Tag Archives: adoptive parenting

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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Learning to Drive & Everyday Ethics

One of the things I say to newly separated or divorced parents who are navigating the new and often painful waters of co-parenting with an ex-spouse is that it is sometimes harder to do than parenting as an only parent. … Continue reading

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