An Open Letter to the Child I’ll Adopt One Day

Hello Beautiful Soul, Since I was fourteen, being a mother was one of my biggest dreams. It will probably be one of my biggest challenges too. I’ve learned that we cannot predict any of this. Before you even arrive in this world, you will have taught my heart, body, and spirit more than you can … Continue Reading

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Why Adoptive Parents ARE Real Parents

This article is a part of the #ShareWhatMatters campaign, a movement dedicated to sharing positivity, gratitude, activism and the stories that really matter.  “They may be mom and dad but they are NOT her parents.” Al Trautwig, a commentator for NBC said, and in doing so degraded Olympic gold medalist, Simone Biles’ parents. When I … Continue Reading

An Open Letter To My Birth Parents

To my birth parents: Hi. Parents? People? Strangers? I’m really not quite sure how to address you. This might be weird, and I doubt that you will ever come across this single document hidden away on an internet blog, but here it goes anyways. This is for you, to satisfy the ever so slight and … Continue Reading