Writing

Carrie is the award-winning blogger behind Portrait of an Adoption and a regular writer for a variety of publications around the world.

In addition to being a regular contributor to US News & World Report, Carrie is a freelance journalist whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Brain, Child Magazine, Adoption.net, Psychology Today and more. She also writes her own blog called Portrait of an Adoption, which has followers in over 45 countries and is hosted by ChicagoNow, the online blogging community of the Chicago Tribune.

Published Elsewhere

My Daughter, the Stranger

My Daughter, the Stranger

  Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  My Daughter, The Stranger By John Brooks I caught myself grinding my...

Truth: Everybody Has a Story

Truth: Everybody Has a Story

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  Truth: Everybody Has a Story By Rebecca Tillou Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New...

I’m Not Your Mama

I’m Not Your Mama

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  I’m Not Your Mama By Anonymous I’m sorry, but I’m not your mom. I know that’s not...

I Just Feel Fortunate for What I Have

I Just Feel Fortunate for What I Have

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  I Just Feel Fortunate for What I Have By Jennifer Harkins Today, I consider...

I’m Not Your Mama

How Fear, Loss, Grief and Resilience Play a Role in Our Adoption

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  How Fear, Loss, Grief and Resilience Play a Role in Our Adoption By Jennifer...