It’s finally here! Happy November and welcome to an exciting month-long series here at Made to Mother™ on ADOPTION! Each week throughout the National Adoption Month of November, I’ll be sharing real stories from real adoptive mothers, adoptees, birth moms and adoption organizations. I hope you’ll come back each week and read them. Adoption is […]
The History of National Adoption Month and Motherhood Monday LinkUp
Did you know that November was chosen as National Adoption Month by a Presidential Proclamation? It’s true! Government-recognized adoption awareness first began in the United States in 1974 when former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis declared an “adoption week” in his state, and in 1995 former President Bill Clinton proclaimed November the National Adoption Awareness month. […]
November is Adoption Month and M2M Wants to Hear From YOU
There is nothing more beautiful to me than the strong women who make up the two sides of adoption motherhood. First, the woman who makes the brave choice to endure 9 months of pregnancy and several hours of labor pains to give life and a future to a child, and then hand him or her […]
Made to Mother Project Update AND A Motherhood Monday Link Up
I have been so blessed by all the women I have “met” these past few months, the stories that have poured in and all the people who continue to visit this site, week after week to read these amazing and heroic stories of motherhood. Thank you, thank you, thank you to the women who have […]
Unplanned Motherhood: Stories of Teen Moms and Motherhood Monday LinkUP #4
I’ve got an exciting series planned for you this week! One of my mom friends teaches a parenting class at an alternative High School Program called “Create” in the little town where I live. Create is a place where students who aren’t able to keep up with the normal classroom routine can finish up their […]
A Little M2M Guest Post Action AND A Motherhood Monday LinkUp
Other than motherhood in general, my all-time favorite cause is for birthmothers. I’ve been there. I know what it’s like and I am passionate about championing birth moms all over the world as often and shamelessly as I can! As such, I have the joy and pleasure to network with, speak at and write for […]
M2M is participating in the 2014 Ultimate Blog Party!
If you are visiting from the 2014 Ultimate Blog Party hosted by 5 Minutes for Moms, welcome! Please take your time and peruse some of the amazing, inspiring and encouraging stories of REAL moms that I post here on Made to Mother. They will make you laugh, cry and feel united with a spirit of […]
Moms’ Night Out – Motherhood Monday Movie Review and Link Up!
I got the chance last week to see a special screening of the upcoming movie, Mom’s Night Out. I convinced my sweet hubbie to come along, and despite him being one of only three or four men in a packed theater full of giggling and shrieking women, he laughed right along with us. That is […]
Motherhood Monday Link-Up & Blog Hop!
I’m gonna try something new here…a littly Linky Link Up. If it is popular, I will start out by doing it monthly and perhaps even work up to weekly! Please also visit M2M on Twitter @made2mother and like on Facebook.com/madetomother! Grab the Link Up button! <div align=”center”><a href=”http://madetomother.com” title=”Made to Mother”><img src=”http://madetomother.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/m2m-link-up-button.jpg” alt=”Made to Mother” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> The […]