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September 26, 1975 May 1986 (age 10) Aunt Carol & Uncle Jon’s Wedding   February 1996 (age 20) Max and Robyn in Hair   September 25, 2005 Celebrating Robyn’s 30th Birthday September 26, 2015 Celebrating Robyn’s 40th Birthday

Biology Isn’t Best

Biology Isn’t Best

When you spend a lot of time in the online adoption community, as I do, you see a lot of the same sentiments come up, again and again: Adoption should be a last resort. Babies don’t need stuff. All they need is love – love from their biological families. It’s always best for a child … Continue reading

Open Adoption Blog Hop #3: Movie of My Life

The Open Adoption Bloggers thought it might be fun to also get to know one another in a more lighthearted way through a good old-fashioned blog hop! Each blogger answers a question, and we post our links. We then comment on at least three other people’s blogs. Fun! They are making a movie of your life. … Continue reading


In my Open Adoption Roundtable #41 post, I wrote: I realized that for the last several months, I’ve felt so disconnected from people. I started to make friends with the ACA II crowd in the spring, but I’ve barely seen anyone this fall. I’ve barely seen Jackson’s best friend’s mom, whom I consider a good … Continue reading

Let the Kid Skip a Grade

On a Facebook group I belong to, a mom posted that in her child’s parent/teacher conference, the teacher recommended that her child skip the next grade. The mom was very happy, and proud of her child. Almost all of the comments, however, went something like this: If your daughter skips a grade she will be … Continue reading

10 Years

“From the moment I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” ~Rumi