Browsing the "Adoption" Tag

Carriers

March 22nd, 2021 | by Cheryl Klein

Privileged parents are getting a dose of what poor parents have always known: When the system fails, we will be blamed and pitted against each other


How Families Change

December 8th, 2020 | by Esther Cohen

I knew it would be in a city, and I wanted my friends to be unfamiliar and different. Why are some people drawn to what is familiar and others of us the opposite


Palindrome

August 25th, 2020 | by Jacqueline Ellis

On the new birth certificate, the adoptive parents’ names replace those of the child’s birth parents. There is a violence to this.


Butch Mama

October 22nd, 2019 | by Pat Alderete

I was the only mom who rode a motorcycle with a sidecar, with room for mija and all her stuffed animals. Along with any friend who wanted a ride, and they all wanted rides



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