Adrian Collins, Author

Adrian Collins, Author
Author Adrian Collins

Writing about family life, love, and the pursuit of healing and happiness through my journey as a birth mom and adoptive parent.



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How I'm learning to say "I don't know" and accept my imperfections as a mother

by Adrian Collins

I wanted to be the courageous birth mom. I wanted to be the attentive adoptive mom for my son. I wanted to be the loving mom for my three biological children. I wanted to have a deeper connection with the daughter I'd once given up for adoption and later adopted back into my family. And I wanted to do it all without breaking a sweat