Category Archives: birth mother

An Adoption Family Secret

Adoption affects families in different ways and sometimes it is unexpected. It is only as an adoptive parent that I am thinking about how adoption has been in my family for decades. It is not something I thought about much … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Mother’s Day

I had lots of time to reflect about mothers on Mother’s Day this year.  I spent a good deal of the day painting redwood stain onto a fort/ swingset which we bought used from craigslist.  Because this was a playset … Continue reading

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