October 27th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
"The 'triad' is the birth or first mother, the child, and the adoptive parent. You can’t discuss adoption without considering each one of these."
September 8th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
I have to queue up the apps, but he wants to do it himself. He screams, “It’s my tablet! Let go of my tablet!” I snatch it away. He hits me in the face.
August 27th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
I started from the things I am intimately familiar with. I am often at the receiving end of questions like “Why is my hair black?” or “Why is my skin different from my sister?”
July 29th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
"It was difficult because I was never officially] adopted. I was no one, and I was never registered."
June 25th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
Even though I’m chronically grouchy, I’m fulfilling one of the major requirements of motherhood. With help from Trader Joe’s, my co-parent
May 7th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
How was I supposed to treat them all fairly when their circumstances were so different
April 10th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
I knew we would be sending Wolf into love, but I wanted to send him into peace, too. Or, I wanted him to stay with us
April 3rd, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
One FaceTime chat later, we were on our way to Fresno to meet this baby and his parents, leaving my parent behind
February 20th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
Repetition is part of understanding. But it is a little bit torturous to have to tell your child the story of your mother’s cremation again and again.
January 15th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein
When my four-year-old son’s daycare sent home a clip art-spangled flyer advertising a dance class that kids could take during