I love antiques. I love antique stores. My enneagram 4 gets hit from all sides. The reveling in the past… the imagining story… the emoting… the observing craftsmanship… UUGGGHH. You all. I don’t like to share my personal business but going to antique store is only about one step down from having sex for me.Continue reading “Of Mine and Men”
I sit here facing a computer screen with a blinking cursor. The words behind it hold the cumbersome weight of the anger and disappointment. The blank space in front hold the emptiness of unmet expectations, the “what-ifs,” and the void that I will always have because of relinquishment. There will be no letter this year. NoContinue reading “Mother’s Day Card”
You are going to want to listen to this one! In this episode I interview my kiddos for you kids to listen to what it is like to have a parent who is adopted, about their own experiences as a foster siblings, how they felt adopting a sibling, and their advice to other kids whoseContinue reading “Episode Four: The Littles”
In this week’s episode I will be continuing my mental health story as I encounter marriage, parenting and my discovery of trauma.
An adoptee who adopts does not a perfect present wrapped up in a bow make. A marketing picture for your pamphlet we are not. Our joy and laughter is not because, but in spite of. An adoptee who adopts is not adopting because of how magical and healing adoption is. An adoptee who adopts recognizes the darknessContinue reading “Full Circle”