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I'm wrapping up week 9 of going Wheat/Gluten-free and it's starting to feel like the "new normal" for me.  I was a bit challenged last night when I went to a work dinner at a local restaurant when the bread and butter was sit...
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I can't believe I've made it to the end of this week Gluten Free.  Between a work party where there was cake, peanut butter pie and other assorted goodies, I am surprised I stayed firm to my self-imposed restrictions.  I did ...
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Introducing Lost Daughters Anthology
This has been a long time coming! Today I am officially announcing the Lost Daughters Anthology:  Writing Adoption From a Place of Empowerment & Peace   edited by Amanda H.L. Transue- Woolston, Julie Stromberg, Karen Pickell and Jennifer Anastasi, published...
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Closed Adoption as a Form of Emotional Neglect
After working in child welfare for many years, I have been educated on abuse and neglect of children. Growing up in an almost idyllic area of town with all my material needs provided for, the thought had never occurred to me when I was growing up that I had...
After working in child welfare for many years, I have been educated on abuse and neglect of children. Growing up in an almost idyllic area of town with all my material needs provided for, the thought had never occurred to me ...
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I'm in week 8 of Gluten free eating but wanted to share my experience with my first "planned" cheat over the weekend and my first "unplanned cheat". All week I have been planning to cheat. . . yes, planning -- a concept that ...
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My mother is an American Philomena
I drug my poor husband to the movie Philomena the first week the movie came out.  He is such a good sport and he seemed visibly moved by the movie.  He didn't cry (like his blubbering wife) but he got extremely angry at the treatment the "real" Philomena en...
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"Hi - This is Your Mother" - an excerpt and interview with JoAnne Bennett from Adoption Reunion in the Social Media Age: an Anthology
"The woman's voice on the other end of the line sounded unfamiliar.  As I was right in the middle of cooking dinner for my family, I paid little attention to her words, "Hi - this is your mother." Without any hesitation, I quickly responded, "I am sorry: yo...
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Lynn Grubb is a closed-era reunited adult adoptee, stepmother, biological mother and kinship adoptive mother.  She blogs about adoption and is a contributing author to several books including Perpetual Child: Adopted Adult Anthology, Lost Daughters Anthology and Adoption Reunion in the Social Media Age. 

 





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Re-Post: Twelve Things You Can Do to Make Sure Your Adoption is Ethical
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* I posted this a year ago, right after I watched Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film made me think a lot about the ethics of imposed help

Adoptee Rights Coalition
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Your rights, your demonstration.

Adoptee Rights Coalition: Adoptee Rights Coalition Statement on Search, ...
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As U.S. adoption culture shifts to be more accepting and understanding of searching adoptees, the faces of those looking for lost family con

The National Council for Adoption:MOTHERS, MONEY, MARKETING, & MADNE...
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The NCFA promotes adoption and that promotion is benefitting the adoption agencies. They are a lobby group, pure and simple, bought and paid

Hell Freezes Over: Ohio Right to Life Supports OBC Access, March 6, 2013
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Hell froze over last Wednesday (March 6, 2013) when Ohio Right to Life, dropped its decades long opposition to OBC access and testified befo

The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck
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Ok, I have a confession to make. I have spent almost my whole life– 31 years– caring far too much about offending people, worrying if I’m co

Adoption Movie Guide: Identity Thief
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Who are you? And how do you know? Sandy Patterson is a responsible accountant. He lives in Denver, pays his bills and supports his wife and

Love Is Not a Pie: Five Survival Tips for Adoption Reunion
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1) Find appropriate outlets for your "adoption crazy." Adoption reunions can bring out the nutty in the best of us. Adoptees and first paren