Tell Me Your Story: Of Becoming a Mother

In January of 2014, Sarah started writing letters to her child’s first mother. In the letters, she shared stories about her own mother, anecdotes about her husband, and her prayers for the mother who would change both of their lives forever. Married for almost ten years, Sarah and Doug started the adoption process in 2013, …

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Where Are You From?

This simple question is usually meant to start small talk or find out if you have something in common with a stranger, but for many adoptees, including myself, this question is anything but simple. I grew up in Canada and being a part of a visible minority, it seemed as if people felt they had …