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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

Life With Kids

Sharon Ismail: Adoption Taught Me About Family

Sharon Ismail is a familiar face in Singapore for her acting and hosting work in theatre and television. She’s also a polytechnic lecturer and a children’s book author. 652 more words


Olivia Talks About Adoption

“Hi, my name is Olivia and I am 12 years old. I was from Indonesia, Jakarta. My parents adopted me when I was two and a half months old. 316 more words


What Are You Supposed To Say During National Adoption Month?

It is National Adoption Month – an entire month dedicated to the population that That Adopted Girl Inc. serves and I have been struggling.  I have been struggling with determining the way to powerfully get the message about foster care and adoption across to the general population this month.  994 more words

That Adopted Girl

#73 Parents NEED to know this!

I’ve noticed that one of my blog entries gets a lot of attention – “Common feelings of adoptive parents”.  This is not surprising since we as adoptive parents spend a lot of time wondering what is going on with our children. 545 more words

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Adoption Interrupted

The news that Rosie O’Donnell’s adopted daughter Chelsea O’Donnell has chosen to move back with her birth mother on the morning that she turned 18 must be gut wrenching for Rosie O’Donnell. 3,323 more words

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