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An Open Letter to My Adoptive Parents

Dear Parents,  Oh, you two. My soul goes to pieces writing this. You raised me with the most humble and open of hearts. You never hid my adoption from me. You invited my birth parents to be part of my childhood and you answered every question, comment, and concern I had regarding my adoption…and in general. […]

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Milwaukee Celebrates National Adoption Day

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and we are so excited to celebrate in Milwaukee!  In the Courtrooms Families & friends of soon-to-be adopted kids will fill the courtrooms at Milwaukee’s Children’s Court on November 10th as Milwaukee celebrates National Adoption Awareness Month. There will be tears, laughter and lots of pictures taken to capture […]

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National Adoption Day | Advice from an Adult Adoptee

National Adoption Day 2016 is here and I’m as happy as my four year old wearing her favorite tutu! As I’ve said before, this is a day that I love more than my birthday; today is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness for children who are living in the foster care system waiting for forever families. Last […]

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The Time A Stranger Slept Over

Last Christmas we had a stranger sleep over. Not a complete stranger. He was a 12-year-old kiddo from inner city Milwaukee we had met about six months earlier. Was it safe to have him with my two girls in the house? Was it smart? Would I recommend others do it? Probably not. But looking back, we wouldn’t have changed […]

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