Though society doesn’t know what to do with birth mothers, I knew I had a place with my son’s parents. At his second birthday party, I learned that I had a place with their family, too.
Elsa (a pseudonym) is a birth mother in an open adoption. She lives in northeast Georgia, where she works as an academic librarian. She is a writer of fiction and poetry, an avid knitter, and still dabbles in the music world from time to time.