Searching for Birth History--Tips and Tricks for Adoptees

I still remember when I scratched out a letter to the probate judge in pencil on simple notebook paper. Bob and I were vacationing in northern Michigan. The rest of the family was out on the beach, but that flame for truth had been ignited within me so that even the beach I loved […]

Hidden Losses for Adopted Children

Row upon row of tombstones lined the lush lawns as I drove through the tall black iron gates toward my adoptive parents’ graves. An elderly man filled a plastic pitcher at a spigot and the smell of freshly mowed grass filled the air. A new grave was being dug across the way, a vivid reminder […]

Why Some Adoptees Are Caught Unaware

Dear friends,

I am pleased to announce the arrival of my latest book–20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make (March 15, 2015.) This is a “repub,” but loaded with much new information and many new chapters, including how adoptees can get unstuck from a painful past.

Here is the first part of the first […]