Choices · Family · Mother · Postivity · Sacrifice · School · Strength

8 Days …

Lately I have been feeling different. Empowered, Stronger, Motivated ... Every few months I have the same conversation with Hubster. "Babe, I need to go back to school. I need to just bang it out and finish my degree and do what I love" and the conversation always ends with now is not the right… Continue reading 8 Days …

Adoption · Family

It happened …

Ugh, I am, that mother! Tonight as I was tucking Dunne1 and Dunne2 into their beds the little guy is having a tantrum. He just wants his mommy, or mommy's bed, or some water, or to try out the potty OR anything other then going to sleep. After numerous hugs and kisses and explanations on… Continue reading It happened …

Adopted · Adoptee · Adoption · Biological mother · Family · heritage · Mothers day · Reunion

The Missing Piece

I have no words, I have been trying for the past few days to describe how I've been feeling and I just can't find my words. Full, that's the best way to describe it. I have closed the chapter of the unknown in my life. This past weekend I met my biological mother. It was… Continue reading The Missing Piece


The big impact

Who is impacted by adoption? This is my story, my point of view. I can't speak for anyone other than myself. But it's not all about me ... I have a family, my husband and children are effected by all of this. The unknown, the insecurities , the loss, the excitement and the overwhelming emotions… Continue reading The big impact

Adopted · Adoptee · Adoption · Ancestry · Biological mother · Family · Family history · Family tree · heritage · Uncategorized · Where Do I come from

Expect The Unexpected

Two days ago I was driving home, alone with my thoughts and realized it's been one month since I got my DNA results and had a match with BFM.  I started to mentally re-prepare myself for the possibility that I may never have my answers I so longed to know. I could see that BFM… Continue reading Expect The Unexpected

Adopted · Adoptee · Adoption · Ancestry · Ethnicity · Family · Family history · Genetics · heritage

I just can’t focus

I can't keep my head straight this past week. I've written several drafts and none seem quite on track.  I have been floating on cloud nine since I received my DNA matches.  I really didn't get a whole lot of information. I don't have a name or a location, but I have a picture. I… Continue reading I just can’t focus

Adopted · Adoptee · Adoption · Ancestry · Family · Family history · heritage · Mothers day · Uncategorized

A Very Happy Mother’s Day!

What Is A Mother A Mother is a gift from God Just like you were too. She is always behind you, No matter what you do. She stays up at night, To watch you sleep. Her concern for you, Runs so very deep. She was your first teacher, Her job to show you how. She… Continue reading A Very Happy Mother’s Day!