Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Open Adoption

A lot of people ask me about our relationship with Samuel's birth mom. 

It is an open adoption. I know that looks different for every adoptive relationship, so this is where we are at currently:

His birth mom has not chosen to see Samuel in person, but I know she regularly reads the blog. 

She sent him the adorable hat shown in this picture for his birthday (photo taken today while playing in the snow).

Samuel's birth mom and birth grandma sent him Christmas gifts.

We are friends with his birth mom on Facebook and text occasionally.

I send photos from time to time - although not nearly as often as I should. 

We have nothing but deep, deep gratitude in our hearts for the precious gift of our little man monkey.


2 comments:

Kim said...

That's wonderful!

heartincharge said...

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