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August 23rd – finally the 3rd edition of Insight Into Adoption  is released – as of today!

I went into quite a bit of detail in my blog #74 about the book, so I won’t repeat myself, but this 3rd edition has taken a long time to see daylight – 11 months going through the publishing process. 307 more words

Adopted Children

#74 - Book Release - 3rd time around

I have been very absent from my blog site and am just now feeling somewhat “normal” again.  For the last year and a half I’ve been involved in getting two non-fiction books published.  492 more words

Adopted Children

Squirky Wraps Up

Here’s what we’ve been up to these past few weeks, in a somewhat chronological order:

“Tested” the final Squirky book with a storytelling and craft session at the Bukit Timah Community Club’s Reading Club with around 30 children. 443 more words

Squirky Promo

Six things to know about Squirky #6

We’re launching the final Squirky book later this month at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (more details to come soon) and we’re so glad (yet sentimental) that this series is coming to an end. 120 more words

Squirky Promo

The Math Problem

Since our family became 2+2+2, I have discovered my 1st grade math skills suck! I always want to make the equation equal out, and no matter how you do it, 2 adults can never equal 4 kids. 490 more words

Author Matthew Salesses: The Space Belongs to Adoptees

The first time I read American author Matthew Salesses’ experience as an adoptee, I was blown away not just by his way with words, but also by this burning frankness that I never get from reading the “self-help” kind of adoption literature (even those that interview adult adoptees). 733 more words


Help Me Save My Child

This morning I read a blog post entitled “Don’t Save My Child.” It was very insightful by a family who has much more experience than I do with foster and adoptive families. 812 more words

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