adoption

Do You Know Your Family Medical History?

Do You Know Your Family Medical History?

Serendipity. That word sums up today. I’ll break it down into three parts: This morning I wrote an e-mail to my biological mother to wish her a happy birthday. I realize that sentence may be strange to some people, so I’ll summarize: I’m adopted, and I am forever appreciative of the gift my biological mother […]


How I Met My Mother

How I Met My Mother

Over the course of my 33 years, I’ve been fortunate to meet and experience new a number of new layers to my mother. Last Christmas, I met my mom as a grandmother. She takes care of my niece, Anna, four days a week, while my sister is at work. As I watched my mother play with Anna, […]


Super Bowl Adoption Controversy

Super Bowl Adoption Controversy

After reading a compelling article by ESPN columnist Rick Reilly today, I shared my thoughts with him by e-mail. Here is that e-mail. He was kind enough to reply, saying that he doesn’t agree with me, but he appreciated the thoughts. I still agree with me, though. Rick, You wrote about an interesting and challenging […]