Category Archives: Adoption

Transitioning Young Kids

I recently had the experience of transitioning my youngest child to preschool and feel compelled to write about what I witnessed and learned during that process.  Now, mind you, my child is attending an excellent preschool, handpicked by her psychologist … Continue reading

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Russian Adoption Gone Bad

Many of you may have heard the news that a 7-year-old child adopted in September 2009 from Russia was recently put on a plane by his adoptive grandmother and returned to Russia.  His adoptive mother, Torry-Ann Hansen, a nurse, sent the … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year in an Adoptive Family

With the adoption of my two daughters from China, celebrating the Spring Festival (aka Chinese New Year) has become an annual tradition I embrace with enthusiasm. Continue reading

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Haitian Orphans

The media has been covering a story about a group of Americans from a church group who attempted to “rescue” 33 Haitian children from an orphanage. The ten Americans are now under arrest for illegally attempting to take the children … Continue reading

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