Adoption, Loss and Reunion: An Interview with the Author of Jessica Lost

At the beginning of the year, I was picking out books to read for the Adoption Reading Challenge I started. As I hopped around adoption-related books on Amazon, I came across one that would be released in May 2011: "Jessica Lost: A Story of Birth, Adoption & The Meaning of Motherhood." As a birth mother, I was exceptionally interested in this book as it is written by a birth mother, Bunny (Faith) Crumpacker, and an adult adoptee, Jil Picariello. I was thrilled to be able to interview Jil for BlogHer....more

I am an adoptive mother of identical twin girls, age 46. We have located the birth mother, but ...more

finding "me" in the bathroom stall

from my blog "Neither Here Nor There" at ...more

She ran, and I found her

When I was born, my mother named me Heather. She loved the beautiful resiliency of those purpley-pink, stalky flowers. Somehow she knew I would need this flower’s characteristic ability: to withstand shock, to adjust easily to misfortune. ...more

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AdoptionBlogs is hiring bloggers for the following topics: Adoptee Adoption Search Crisis Pregnancy Hoping to Adopt International Adoption* Transracial/Transcultural Adoption ...more

Thanks, Denise! I had thought that they weren't well-frequented but your comment has given me ...more