Giving Up…

It is hard to accept we have given up on something. Sometimes the release is necessary to heal and move on. Giving up has never been an action I have viewed favorable, but it is a crutch I have used in the past. It is easy to give up when you don’t care anymore. It…

Adoption Post

I think some people are sick in the head. I read comments sometimes and I really wonder if the people are being serious. The replies on adoption articles on Facebook are always a joy to read. Isn’t it awesome to witness how different people’s opinions are? Opinions like this one – “Adoption is like abortion.…

Another Year

Dear, I close 2016 with a period. Not a comma in hope that something additional will be added. Instead another period of ending, a finalization of an additional chapter called two thousand and sixteen. Remember when my endings started with hope. A promise that perhaps the next day would be a new day. Remember when…

“Daddy, Do You Have Another Mommy?”

As my children grow older I find myself constantly caught off guard by the maturity and insight they have into issues I think, and may always think, are too mature for them to worry about. Growing up in the south provided a lot of core values that I later on found out aren’t shared around…

Heartless

I was just told I was heartless on Facebook because of my post to birth moms. Someone said “when did pain become a competition?” Honestly if you have to ask that I don’t have a damn thing for you. The pain is always, always greater for the child. It is never greater for the adult…