Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Adoption FAQ #1: Why do you hate adoption?

Adoption FAQ #1: Why do you hate adoption?

I’ve received some very specific, pointed questions about my stances on adoption lately. It’s no surprise. Now that my children are older and I have been steeped in some aspect of adoption as an adoptive parent since the year 2000 (and my whole life as the daughter of a birth-mother), both my opinions and my writing onContinue Reading

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

I’ve received some very specific, pointed questions about my stances on adoption lately. It’s no surprise. Now that my children are older and I have been steeped in some aspect of adoption as an adoptive parent since the year 2000 (and my whole life as the daughter of a birth-mother), both my opinions and my writingContinue Reading

14 Reasons Why This Adoptive Parent is not a Fan of the Drop Box Hype

14 Reasons Why This Adoptive Parent is not a Fan of the Drop Box Hype

The Drop Box film has enjoyed substative popularity in the United States. As a mother of transracially adopted children, I have been asked frequently what I thought of the movie and the idea. Each question is clearly punctuated by a resounding sigh full of positivity and tearful bubble hearts. I have not seen the movie. IContinue Reading

Your Child’s Happiness is Ruining the World

Your Child’s Happiness is Ruining the World

During my lifetime, many Americans have shifted their life’s goal from success to happiness.* (And by “many”, I mean many white people — stay with me and I’ll explain.) Now, I’m not a sociologist who studies this sort of thing, but I once had one over for dinner. So, based upon that alone, I wouldContinue Reading

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