Musings of the Lame; An Adoption Blog



The Path Not Taken….

Adoption made me welcome in constant sorrow. Once welcomed, there is no turning it away like some unwanted guest who stays too long. I had wanted to live my life, but instead I gave it away and the loss of my son cut though my life like a bright red marker carving a path for me to follow.


Good Byes

My Cat Got Hit by a Car. PuddingHead got taken on the road this afternoon. We lost him. It was snowy today..and I guess with him being all white.


Birthmother Stories: I was a Teen Mother and Placed my Infant for Adoption

Adoption as a Solution to Crisis Pregnancy The following is a collection of post recounting my experience as a teenage mother and how I found myself in the situation where I placed my infant son for adoption. It is wholly based on my current memories and my writings of that time of my pregnancy and relinquishment, and while I might be off on some things due to memory lapse, it…


Even More Adoption Blogs

Other opinions, stories from the other side of Adoption: Adoption Issues Cover a Wide Variety of Bloggers People conceived from sperm donors, surrogate children, husbands and wives of adoptees, reunited siblings all blog too. Adoption does not just effect parents and child , but can alter the dynamics of two extensive families. Every one’s feelings and perspectives of adoption should be considered. ~ as always, if you’re not on the list and…


Adoptive Parent Blogs

Yes, I strongly recommend reading these blogs by various Adoptive Parents. On the “otherside of the triad”, on the other end of the adoption spectrum, but not adversaries, not enemies, but friends and comrades who also understand the complexity and empathy required to understand the truth about adoption. These Adoptive Parents are Roll Models: ~ as always, if you’re not on the list and you wish to be ( or…


Blogs Written by Adoptees

Want to Learn About Adoption? Every voice of every adoptee blog here is speaking for the thousands of adoptees who are still children and not have found their voices, yet. Yes, every adoption experience is individual and different, but the range of human emotion knows no bounds. Read, learn. These most gifted of writers open up their hearts and souls so that you might understand. Listen to the Adoptees Read the Adoptee…


More Blogs from Other Birthmothers Like Me

More Voices and Stories from Birthmothers However outdated, and even, I know, with some of these voices, these beacons of truth, completed or on hold or just sitting silent for a spell; this list of blogs from mothers, whatever you wish to call us: Birthmothers, firstmothers, biomoms, or CWBMs …is worth a good read. Understand the Truth about Adoption Relinquishment? We’ll tell you our truth as we lived as we continue to…