Life Lessons For Adoptees From The Clueless People

by: Becca Dragon with Stephanie (a fellow adoptee) and a crew of other adoptees who are in our closed adoptee-only group. As someone who runs a public platform dedicated to showcasing and elevating the adoptee voice in authenticity, I hear a ton of very exhausting and repetitive objections from the non-adopted.  Anyone who has floated … Continue reading Life Lessons For Adoptees From The Clueless People

Adoption Micro-Disruptions

Adoption Micro-Disruptions by Becca Dragon We hear it all the time “REAL families are the ones the ones that:             FOR CHILDREN:             -stay up with you all night when you are crying             -provide you with all of your opportunities             -kiss your booboos             THEN ALSO AS WE BECOME ADULTS:             -are in … Continue reading Adoption Micro-Disruptions

Unintended Othering In The Name of Protection

by: Becca Dragon (**the image is mine, and these are my children...and this is an imaginary example I created to give visual expression to what I am talking about without further othering REAL children in foster care or children in the process of being adopted).  I have noticed a lot of social media feeds lately … Continue reading Unintended Othering In The Name of Protection

Steps To Change a System

-Based on A Letter written by K.M. Henson* (legal assistant/trained and certified family advocate/adoptee), Suzanne Shell (American Family Advocacy Center/author of Profane Justice, and Gregory Hession (JD)   Originally written to our present administration, asking for an audience (they did not receive a response). Families form the foundation of any successful society. We are experts on … Continue reading Steps To Change a System

Action Required Against Ohio Petition to Limit Kinship Placement in Foster Care.

Adoptionland, content warning: THIS IS LIKELY GOING TO ENRAGE YOU. However this is such an important issue, we at MMM decided to research and write about it jointly. First and foremost, we have to discuss a pivotal disclaimer: Because of the minor, unconsenting, and innocent children involved--both biological and foster--we want to address this in … Continue reading Action Required Against Ohio Petition to Limit Kinship Placement in Foster Care.