I’m Adopted. Here’s the One Thing I Do on Mother’s Day.

So...Mother's Day. It's a holiday that's pretty easy for most. You buy your mom a card and some flowers. Take her out to brunch. Pick up the phone and tell her you love her. Easy right? Well, for a lot of people it's not. There are those who have lost their mothers or maybe have …

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On Mother’s Day

As this time of year approaches, I always start wrestling with my emotions about my birth mother. Growing up, my longing for a connection with her always intensified on Mother’s Day. It was a feeling that I tried to avoid the rest of the year, but on Mother’s Day, it was was inescapable. On Mother’s …