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One thing we’ve learned about adoption is that people only every talk to me about it.  As in, strangers, family members, friends, acquaintances, work colleagues, basically everyone asks me questions. No-one ever asked Mr. MPB questions. Now, I may be biased, but I do think Mr. MPB is pretty approachable and he’s generally a pretty decent guy.  So, I really don’t think this is about him. In fact, I know it’s not… Read More

Yesterday I realized that in order for me to be a mother, it means my son’s birth mother has been erased on his birth certificate.  With the change to his birth certificate and the fact that the original one is basically forever sealed, in the eyes of the government, our son’s birth mother no longer exists as his mother. I find this very unsettling.  Yet, I realize I have no authority to… Read More