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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

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#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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When White People Comment on My Transracial Family

I bet that title got your attention a little.  Good. I’m glad you’re here.

Toward the end of a twenty-three hour road trip this summer, I attempted to explain to my daughters M and N that because there are very few people of any color where we were going, we were likely to have more than our usual number of stares and comments.   1,482 more words


#72 Book Pitch #2

Now that I’ve temporarily put my “modesty is a virtue” mantra on the shelf – to be retrieved later of course, I have another scenario I’ve written about…. 348 more words

Adoption Family Life

#71 Book Pitch #1

Being raised that modesty is a virtue, I’ve had a very difficult time with the concept of pitching my books.  I’ve rarely done it.   However, with the… 466 more words

Adoption Family Life