Happy Found You Day!

Today is Found You Day with my birth family. Eight years ago, the result of an internet search for my birth parents, I received a phone call from my eldest brother, Aaron. It’s an absolute coincidence that I also have a son named Aaron (aka “small” Aaron). “Big” Aaron also has a son, “medium” Aaron.…

My Babies Are Men Today

I remember the first time we met them. We were all so scared! They were dressed in matching outfits and were so polite. They had to trust us that we would be good parents. They were seven years old and had no choice, really. They were lost in the DCFS system, living at the whim…

Happy Found You Day!

Today is a special holiday my sister Jamie and I celebrate–Found You Day! It was on this day, six years ago, that I found my seven older siblings (three sisters and four brothers), in-laws, a slew of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. Even a grandma for a few years. After…