Tagged with open adoption

Open Adoption Roundtable #42: Injuries

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. We’re up to Open Adoption Roundtable #42.  Think about a time when your child has been injured or sick (or for adoptees, when you have been injured or … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #41: 2013

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. We’re up to Open Adoption Roundtable #41.  Are you approaching openness differently in 2013? What experiences from in the past year influenced you most? Well, since we’re … Continue reading

Response to a Random Blog Post

I’ve been slowly making my way through the Open Adoption Blogger interviews. I found a blog I’d never heard of before, Living Through Today. I read a few subsequent blog posts, including “Do the Right Thing When Nobody’s Looking.” To summarize, someone asked the blogger if she had any ideas, during the match period before … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #40: Choosing Open Adoption

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. We’re up to Open Adoption Roundtable #40.    What were your reasons for choosing open adoption? (Or, for adoptees, what are your reasons for continuing to invest in your relationships … Continue reading

The Blogs I Read

On one post, one of the commenters mentioned my blog roll. Not all of the blogs that I read are listed there. About two years ago, I overhauled the blog. Before that, I did list all of the blogs I read in the Blog Roll, making it ridiculously long. When I chose the blogs to put … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #36: Open Adoption Agreements

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. We’re now at Open Adoption Roundtable #36. Write about open adoption agreements. Is there one in your open adoption? What effect does it have on your relationships? If … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #34: Sharing Others’ Stories

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. We’re now at Open Adoption Roundtable #34. How do you handle such questions [nosy and/or difficult questions about your child’s birth family] when they are asked of you? … Continue reading