Category Archives: OAB Roundtable

Hard Things in Life are Hard: OAB Roundtable #25

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. You don’t need to be listed at Open Adoption Bloggers … Continue reading

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Seven Questions: Open Adoption Bloggers Roundtable #23

This Roundtable prompt is from Jessica at O Solo Mama. A week or so ago, she asked seven questions about open adoptions. Lots of better bloggers than me already answered them. I, being a not-so-hot adoption blogger, did not. So … Continue reading

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How’d last year work out for you: OAB Roundtable #22

The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. You don’t need to be listed at Open Adoption Bloggers … Continue reading

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Siblings: OAB Roundtable #20

Anyone who reads my blog regularly probably saw this prompt coming. Recent comments and emails tell me you all have a lot to say on the topic. I’ll leave the prompt nice and broad, so each of us can focus … Continue reading

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Open Adoption is About…OAB Roundtable #19

“Open adoption is about information sharing.” Share your reaction to that statement. How well does it match up with your experience of open adoption? If you disagree, how would you finish the phrase, “Open adoption is about…”? When I read … Continue reading

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Our Agency: OAB Roundtable #18

This latest prompt from the Open Adoption Roundtable deals with some things I’ve been reluctant to write about (hard to believe, I know). I have learned the hard way not to talk trash about people online – it’s never a … Continue reading

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What I Won't Share:OAB Roundtable #17

The latest installment of the Open Adoption Bloggers Roundtable is about sharing. Specifically, what we choose not to share. Are there any things that you don’t want the other members of your triad to know—or that you don’t want to … Continue reading

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OAB Roundtable Anniversary Interview: The Birth Mother Voice

For the Open Adoption Bloggers Roundtable anniversary this month, Heather came up with a great idea, the Open Adoption Bloggers Interview Project. The rest of the blogger pairs are up here. Go over and browse the other ones too, because … Continue reading

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Our List: OAB Roundtable #13

This fortnight’s question for the Open Adoption Bloggers Roundtable is hosted by Andy from Today’s the Day!. It’s something that doesn’t affect us every day anymore, but is still a sensitive topic for me (and job security for my therapist). … Continue reading

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OAB Roundtable #10: Speaking of birthdays…

This OAB Roundtable (I skipped the last one due to, um, extenuating circumstances) is hosted by Thanksgivingmom. It’s about birthdays. This is a topic that is very timely for me (Thanksgivingmom) right now, but is something that all of us … Continue reading

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