Archive for 'Adoption'

Adoption: A Parenting Gauntlet

Posted 05 December 2010 | By | Categories: Adoption | 90 Comments

      I was adopted when I was 1 ½ years old.  There aren’t many relevant details to tell about the actual adoption right now apart from the fact that I know (now) my biological mom loved me but couldn’t keep me, and my adoptive parents acquired me (and my twin sister) and grew to love […]

My Adoption – As Far As I Know

Posted 12 August 2009 | By | Categories: Adoption | 23 Comments

  This is a somewhat difficult topic for me to write about, not because I don’t know what I want to say, but because it’s a sensitive subject that has the potential to upset some people involved.  It already has.  That being said, a guy’s gotta do what a guy’s gotta do.   I’ve always […]

Giving Kids Up for Adoption – The Void

Posted 05 August 2009 | By | Categories: Adoption, guest posts | 9 Comments

This is the continuation of Part One, Our Story by J Cruikshank   The Void By Janice Cruikshank   The emptiness left from the loss of the twins was nearly unbearable and often frightening.  I had dreams that they were in distress and, at one time, dead.  There was no way to verify or dismiss these […]

Giving Kids Up For Adoption

Posted 02 August 2009 | By | Categories: Adoption, guest posts | 12 Comments

This is a topic that rarely sees the light of day, adoptions.  When court records get sealed the government’s position is that it’s over.  The reality is that mothers, who give up their kids for adoption rather than subject them to a life of hardship, are suffering heroes.  They live their lives never knowing what […]