by Rachel Rostad – Korean adoptee, writer and poet, former schoolmate, Fulbright Korea I recently took part in an Adoptees Speak project which inspired the following lil musing about language, […]
As the plane landed, my friend and I grabbed our bags and quickly boarded the car waiting for us at the Pittsburgh airport. We maneuvered through the city traffic and […]
My fingers glazed over little ceramic bowls, colorful vases, beautiful hand-carved wood boxes, and other products deemed mother-worthy by the store in celebration of Mother’s Day. I walked over to […]
This piece was originally published in an anthology titled Home. … It was late February, and I stood perched at my kitchen window, welcoming the sun-streaked curtains, the slightly rising temperatures, […]
While I was at work this morning, the phone to the office rang, and my mother told me the news. My grandmother died in her apartment. My grandmother, the woman […]
Originally published in Gazillion Voices Magazine | November 11, 2014 In a recent article, CNN reports that an estimated 5 million children around the world have been born as a […]
An interesting article from a birthmother’s perspective on the adoption versus abortion debate. It’s so important to include them in the conversation, as well.