Birth Father Rights In Adoption

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When a new mother puts her baby up for adoption, most people believe that she is the only one who has a say in what happens to her baby – however, the fact is that the birth father also has a role to play. Hopefully in most cases, the birth mother and birth father will agree that adoption is the best choice, but there are situations, such as the recent one of ...continue reading

Blogger, Politicians, and Disclosure

I read a really interesting article in the Chicago Tribune yesterday.  It was about who pays for campaign ads. Now, as a blogger, if I receive a free item or payment for something I write, I must disclose it per the FCC.  That way, people know who sent the item even though I write impartial reviews anyway.  Whatever.  I do it, because I have to.  I happen ...continue reading

My Life Is Complete

This is taken from Sunday's Chicago Tribune. It's a good thing to keep in mind when things suck. "I have a little friend name Haddie. She's 6. And she happens to be about the most joyous kid I know. When she was 4, they found out she has a childhood cancer called neuroblastoma. She has had tumors in her brain and in her belly, so for the last 2 1/2 ...continue reading