Saving Teachable Moments for Kids

Every parent has those moments, where you are among strangers and suddenly your child’s evil twin Skippy comes out and you try everything in your power to just keep it together on your end because two ranting raving lunatics will not help the…

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The Unsugar-Coated Version of Adoption

A few days ago for Adoption Awareness month, I posted about adopting my son. It was a truthful post from the deepest part of me. But there is another post that I didn’t share at the time, the…

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Overseas adoptions rise — for black American children

Elisa van Meurs grew up with a Polish au pair, speaks fluent Dutch and English and loves horseback riding — her favorite horse is called Kiki but she also rides Pippi Longstocking, James Bond, and Robin Hood.

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Wise Words from Daughter about Adopted Korean Brother

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“Having a child who doesn’t look like you can often raise questions. Most adults, however, are sometimes hesitant to ask too many questions so as not to be considered rude or insensitive. Children, on the other hand, do not have this filter in most cases.”

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The racial politics of adoption

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Adoption is more common than you’d think. Even though Angelina Jolie gets the most press as being a frequent adopter, she is far from the only person to give children a new home.

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