Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother

A fiercely honest look at the emotional complexities of the adoption process.

An honest look at the adoption process.
When I was a little girl, I used to give birth to my doll Kate several times a day as I let her fall out from under my T-shirt. Careful to support the baby's head, I'd pick her up and stick a little plastic bottle filled with pretend milk to her lips. That was 35 years ago, and as close as I ever came to giving birth. Let's face it. Few women grow up wanting to be an adoptive mother. ...

An honest examination of an adoptive mother’s feelings before, during, and after a transracial, open adoption.


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