Adoption - The Heart of Family
Dressed in a powder blue pants suit with matching sandals, Stephanie is a young woman poised on the threshold of her life. As she tentatively leans forward pulling her long blond hair out of the way, she begins telling her story. "I was fourteen when I became pregnant. My parents were supportive of...
A Modern Day Miracle: An Adoption Story
Sometimes, even today, miracles happen. I don't mean the spectacular miracles, I mean the quiet ones - the miracles that happen when just the right things happen at just the right time to just the right people, and in the end, just the right thing happens. That kind of miracle happened right in... Project Finds Black Families through Baptist Connections
Reverend Gwendolyn Horton, an associate minister at Faith Missionary Baptist Church, is also program manager of Adoption and Foster Care Recruitment for the North Carolina Division of Social Services (DSS). She and Dr. Joseph Paige-chairperson of the General Baptist State Convention's (GBSC)... Nutrition Books Ages 4 through 8
Animal Action ABC Karen Pandell, Art Wolfe (Photographer), Abriel Jecan, Nancy Sheehan (Photographer) This captivating book teaches action words and gets children up and moving, imitating animals. The Apple Pie Tree Zoe Hall Colorful illustrations follow each season as an apple tree grows...
My Choice: Diverse Classes or Diverse Classmates
August 29, 2013, 9:47 am
During my daughter's last year in preschool, the school's administration decided to start a private kindergarten. If the first year of the new school was successful, they planned to add a grade a year each year as long as it was feasible, possibly up to eighth grade.
I wouldn't have sought... Teens Dealing with Adoption
August 21, 2013, 6:58 am
My new job gives me the opportunity to educate people about adoption. Most folks don't know much at all about the process, particularly about how adoption plays out in the teen years. Both our older girls have birth siblings they've never met. Pepper has 5 half-siblings (4 living), and Sunshine... The Questions People Ask: Question # 2
September 19, 2013, 6:48 am
In a recent post, I wrote about practicing answers to questions that people will ask about an adopted child. I'm always surprised at the questions that people will ask in front of my child. This series of posts is my attempt to give people creating a family through adoption the chance to think...
How Did They Know I'm Chinese?
Adoptive parents in trans-racial families have additional challenges to parenting biological children. In addition to the usual childhood struggles, we must find ways to support and guide our... After the Adoption...
I am a 38-year-old woman who was adopted. My mother relinquished her rights to me at birth, but I lived with foster parents until I was adopted at 18 1/2 months old. I wish I could share a joyous... I Am Blessed
Hello,My name is David. I went to college in Rhode Island, and in my second year of college, I impregnated the birth mother of my daughter. Being young and 19 years of age, I decided to leave college...
Promoting Social Justice In The Classroom
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