This is part of a multi-blog series called “Adoption Is” for National Adoption Month 2019. Read the entire series. Today is the halfway point of my 30 words about adoption in 30 days. You've heard me describe the highs, lows and the uncomfortable aspects. But, I can only speak from a parent's point of view. Today, … Continue reading Adoption is trauma. An interlude
More than a year after our adoption was complete, someone asked me if I felt like I was finally a dad. That was awkward. It just goes to show that adoption is a process.
A story from our early days with the boys exemplifies one of the predominate descriptions of children who have experienced adoption. They are very brave.
Sometimes adoption is painful. Sometimes its in the post-adoption phase. Today, it was in the pre-adoptive phase. We said goodbye today.
Adoption is filled with many happy moments. Some joyful, some celebratory and some downright humorous.