Wishes to the Moon

Maya sings Wishes to the Moon

As Maya, BPAR’s clinician, packs for her trip to India, she shares the song and blog she wrote to her birth mother. “‘Wishes to the Moon’ is what came from those feelings that escaped my numbness, those feelings that had something to say about my journey back to India where I was born. As I go, so does the record button on my video camera. I am excited to share the journey with you all!”

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Open vs. Closed Adoptions: A Post Adoption Mental Health Perspective

The decision around maintaining an open or closed adoption is an important one. Over the years, Boston Post Adoption Resources has noticed a shift in the number of adoptions that include some type of contact with birth family members. Access to education, support and post adoption services are key to helping families navigate the unique issues around birth family contact.

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Puzzle Pieces: Identity and My Birth Mother Search

As adoptees try to piece together the puzzle of their identities, they begin to ask questions. Why did my birth mother give me up? Does she ever think about me? Does my birthday carry any significance to her? Our guest writer shares her international journey to answer these questions and precious moments of reunion between her adoptive family and birth family.

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