When Megan was born, her birth mother, Kendra, planted a tree in her backyard. Every year on Megan’s birthday, Kendra decorates the tree and sends photos of it to Megan, in honor of their special bond.
In an open adoption, what do you give to the person who means everything to you? Thoughts from a birth mom about the gifts that mean the most.
A birth mom and an adoptive mom delve into the complex — and surprising — realities of their open adoptions.
After a difficult visit with my birth son, I realized the commitment to him was strong enough to weather life’s ups and downs.
It wasn’t until the birth of my daughter that I realized my son’s mother was his adoptive mother.
You’ve agreed to provide updates to your baby’s birth mother. But now that your baby is home, what information do you share?