Home

Books

Redefining
Family

A Birthmother’s Path to Wholeness

New Release: Jan 25, 2020.

Adoption – Healing – Family

In an unconventional memoir, a birthmother tells her story of a kinship adoption.

This intimate narrative will break your heart, then heal it, with new perspectives on adoption, openness, and the complex ways we define family.  
Read more…

“Both heart-wrenching and heartwarming, this birthmother memoir tells the story of the truth that so many live each day. Snyder captures rock bottom, hope, goals, and growth beautifully. She speaks to the needs and desires of all members of the adoption triad with thoughtful consideration.

This book should be recommended reading for anyone involved in, considering, or close to adoption in today’s society.”

– Kim Riddle

Download the Extras

As promised at the end of Redefining Family, there’s more. You can download photos of our family, then and now, right here.

Sites

Your Next Inspiring Story

Your Next Inspiring Story

Find stories that inspire you, fill you with hope, and change your perspective on life. Join the conversation.

Inspiration – Community

Yarden Love

Yarden Love

Follow my progress as I convert my urban backyard to a sustainable food forest.

Gardening – Sustainability

Stories and Articles


All That Holds Me Together

Short story published with Fireside Fiction.

Loss – Grief – Recovery

How a Johns Hopkins All Children’s doctor unraveled a medical mystery

Article for Johns Hopkins.

Rare Diseases – Genetics – Diagnosis

The Slayer

Short story included in the Florida Writers Association anthology: Writers at Work.

Fantasy – Writing – Backbone