I Finally Understood My Birth Mom When I Gave My Own Baby Up For Adoption

I had a very happy childhood; being an only child for eight years, I was the center of everyone’s universe. Exactly what a kid wants, right? But, despite this, I always felt oddly different. When I was about 5-years-old, one of my older cousins made a comment that still stands out in my mind: “You know your parents can take you back if you are bad, right?  Read More...

Embryo Adoption

How does this differ from in vitro fertilization (IVF)?  We are not creating humans.  Fertilization is not part of an adoption story because adoption is by definition the taking into one’s family children who already exist.  Fertilization, by contrast, is the creation of a human being.  But adoption stories are not about creating new life.  They are about adopting humans who are already here.  Read More...