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Parenting and Career Development
The family is a place in which children learn to interpret reality (Way and Rossmann 1996b). Parents serve as significant interpreters for children of information about the world and children's abilities (Hall, Kelly, Hansen, and Gutwein 1996). Researchers have studied the influence of parents and...
Child Maltreatment 2001: Summary of Key Findings
The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) was developed by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Human Services in partnership with the States to collect annual statistics on child maltreatment from State child protective services (CPS) agencies. This summary of key... Study Reports on American Attitudes Toward Adoption
LANDMARK STUDY SHOWS VAST MAJORITY OF AMERICANS SUPPORT ADOPTION Positive Attitudes Toward Adoption Give New Reason for Hope DUBLIN, Ohio, June 19, 2002 - Nearly 40% of American adults, or 81.5 million people, have considered adopting a child. If just one in 500 of these adults adopt, all of... 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 and my soon-to-be family. I must admit that the thought of having a child was great, but I lacked...
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Foster Care Redesign
September 14, 2011, 9:24 am
Thanks to Senate Bill 218, signed into law last June, foster care in Texas is undergoing some needed changes. While these changes may make life different for those of us who provide foster care, I think they will vastly improve the experience of the children in state care.† Perhaps the positive... National Adoption Day!
November 20, 2011, 6:52 am
Yesterday was National Adoption Day and we did it up big.†† One year ago we adopted our three "Littles," then 1, 2 and 3 years.† We have decided to make National Adoption Day the day we celebrate all 5 kids' adoptions.
We are going to be away from home on Thanksgiving -- a fact that is very... Characters from Oz plus a Belly Dancer
November 3, 2011, 7:33 am
It has to be said -- they're beautiful.† You got it -- it's "Love Thursday."
When we set out to form our family through adoption, we did not think about ethnicity.† I think we both assumed a child would look like all the other babies in our families -- white.† Yet when we began to educate...
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Adopting with a difficult past
April 17, 2013, 12:11 pm
I've been considering adopting for quite a while and it's something I very much want to do a few years from now. I want to adopt one or two older kids from foster care. However, I have some major concerns that my past will come back to haunt me and I was hoping someone here has some knowledge or...
Transracial Adoption Research Survey
May 12, 2013, 5:36 pm
I am assisting my wife, who is conducting research described in detail below.
I am an Assistant Attorney General for the State of CT.
My specialty involves the litigation of Termination of Parental Rights Petitions, so in addition to my wife's research, I am very interested in the impact of...
Help! Preschool, racial bullying
April 11, 2013, 1:44 pm
I'm sorry not to put this in the transracial adoption category. It's because it is a bit urgent and that one gets little traffic. I've posted before so some of you will know that I don't live in the US. We live in a country with significant interethnic issues but in general the issues we deal with...
I'm a happy girl!
April 8, 2013, 11:32 am
Remember me mentioning that I wrote a book for Ella Bella & Libby Loo? It's a story featuring a smart little black princess that has magical curly hair. Well I am thrilled to report that it went to the TOP of Amazon's Best Seller's List in two categories yesterday. African American Children's...
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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... 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... 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...
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African American Leaders Band Together to Oppose Senate ...
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday morning, April 24 at 9am, the African American Leadership Council will host a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to oppose the Senate Gang of Eight's 844-page plus, immigration bill ...
African-Americans - New World Encyclopedia
African-Americans, or Black Americans, are citizens of the United States whose ancestors, were mostly indigenous to Sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that a significant number of African-Americans have European or Native American heritage.
A site that showcases biographies, major events, themes and issues in African-American History