A twenty-something rejoining the real world after a 3 year stint in grad school.  Attempting to find employment at least tangentially related to Social Work and that will allow me to repay student loans and still live...preferably outside of my parents house.  A birth mom nine years into an open adoption and an advocate for open adoption records in the state of Washington.

What's In A Name?

My boyfriend, Mohawk (not his real name...obviously), and I are not engaged.  However, that doesn't stop us from talking about our eventual wedding, names for our eventual kids, or where we will eventually live.  Most recently our discussions of the future lead to a topic I didn’t know would be so intense....more

Wow. That's a whole lotta options. Far more than I ever would've conjured up if I was in that ...more