The idea of birth parent seems so weird sometimes. It can make me feel like an alien species that none of the “normal” population can understand.
I just have to say this out loud....
You can't read an adoption story without a then and now. The world sees an event where the adoption community knows evolution.
My journey is seventeen years long and counting. Seventeen years was a long time ago. Much has happened. Much. But what happened seventeen years ago has rippled through my life, even into this post that you are reading...
BraveLove is excited to announce the start of something NEW!
We are launching a birth mom editorial column called Being a Birth Mom - a special space for birth moms from across the country to share their unique perspective. This is not intended to feature specific adoption stories, but rather a place to gain insight into the world of what it's like to be a birth mom.
Meet Michelle - our very first contributor! Before hearing more from her, we thought you might like to get acquainted and learn a little bit more about her story!