There is Little of God in Adoption

There is little of God in Adoption, but…There is poverty.There is pressure.There is desperation.There is misogyny.There is elitism.There is privilege.There is judgment.There is white supremacy.There is neo-colonialism.There is exploitation.There is apathy.There is supply.There is demand.There is greed.There is profit.There is a pattern.There is little of God. United States“the majority (85-95 percent) of single, white, middle-class … More There is Little of God in Adoption

Infant Adoption, Abortion, and the Religious Right

As a birth mother of 23 years, I know a little about the topic of infant adoption, abortion, and the Religious Right. When Amy Coney Barrett recently stated, “So petitioner points out that in all 50 states you can terminate parental rights by relinquishing a child after [birth], and I think the shortest period might … More Infant Adoption, Abortion, and the Religious Right

Stop Using Me as Your “Just Fine” Adoption Story

Adoptosplaining…like Mansplaining…or Racesplaining…but Adoption There are far too many people speaking with a sense of authority on adoption without the lived experiences of adoption. This can often lead to invalidating, othering, or alienating the very people these “authorities” claim to care and speak for. I am a birth mom and I have been anonymously blogging … More Stop Using Me as Your “Just Fine” Adoption Story

Part 3: The Handmaid’s Tale and Modern Adoption Practices

*This is the third part of a series I am doing for my own personal journey and healing. All parts in this series will be linked back to the introductory post here: God and Adoption: The Series. I grew up in the Church and for nearly 10 years of my adult life, I studied scripture daily. … More Part 3: The Handmaid’s Tale and Modern Adoption Practices

The Power of Mother

Like many Americans searching out various ways to survive the emotional rollercoaster of both a pandemic and political turmoil; I have used binging tv shows as a crutch. One that I was avoiding, but due to rave reviews, finally decided to watch is “The Queen’s Gambit.” No spoilers. I’m only three episodes in myself. I … More The Power of Mother