What She Reminds Herself on Hard Days — Muthoni's Testimonial
"I love that placement day was not the end of a chapter, but the beginning..." - Muthoni, birth mom
The Days and Weeks Leading up to Her Birth — Savannah's Story
I knew I couldn’t carry a child for nine months and never see him/her again or have any idea where they ended up. Over the next few weeks, my mom and I gathered as much information as we could about different agencies and ways to go about the adoption process. Through my research, I found the agency I went with.
Emilie: A Birth Mom's Side of the Story
I love Ellery so much and on that day I loved her enough to entrust her into the hands of two amazing parents.
Emilie loves Ellery, so much. Her chosen loss, her entrusting Ellery to Kenny and me, is drenched in brave, genuine love.
"She has two mothers who love her" — Lisa's Story
Many people will never understand how I could place her for adoption and that's ok because this was my journey and this is my testimony. All I ask is that you read it and share if you like...
Why I Love Open Adoption
would often think about the fact there is a woman out there making a difficult decision. Maybe she has already decided on placing her child? Does she have support in her decision? Are people constantly asking when she is due? Is she is having a boy or a girl? Are others sharing their personal pregnancy/ birth stories not knowing the heartache she is going through?
It's not easy to place a child and to decide that you're going to let another man be the father figure in their life.
Preview of Rick's Story (short)
"At 16 the thought of being a father when I could barely change my own tire was just completely overwhelming."
That's My Girl
"I will do anything to give you everything in life, even if that means it's not with me." #BraveLove
Jessica shares on grief, shame & openness in adoption
I have found there to be three important themes related to the adoption journey - grief, shame, and openness. I have come to this conclusion because I am a birth mom and this is my story...