At Backline, we spent the weekend honoring all mamas: young mothers who face stigma for their choices every day, queer mothers and trans* mothers who have the legitimacy of their families challenged regularly, stay-at-home mothers who make parenting their fulltime work and working mothers who … [Read more...] about Mothers’ Day, Backline Way
What do we mean when we say “birth mother”?
What do we mean when we say “birth mother”? The answer might seem very self-evident: it means we’re talking about a woman whose child was placed for adoption. Yet, language is a very important tool, not just in conveying truths, but in constructing them – and this is part of the reason why the … [Read more...] about What do we mean when we say “birth mother”?