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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

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

Adoption Issues