“After All, That is What They Promised Me”

A Story of Broken Promises and Misplaced Trust Lakwe or Hello I was born and raised on an island in the Marshall Islands called “High-lang-lab-lab,” where everybody knows everybody. I am a birth mother and this is my story.  When I first found out that I was pregnant with my first born, I was still […]

Adoption is Many Things

Adoption is many things. While it is often times portrayed as rainbows and unicorns, those that have lived through the experience of placing, being adopted, or even adopting, know otherwise. Adoption is often beautiful, yes. It is also messy, challenging, complicated, and full of all kinds of emotions. And when an unethical agency or lawyer […]