Adopting a Child in Britain
Are you thinking of adopting a child from overseas? There are some special considerations you need to think about. Why Do You Want to Adopt from Overseas? First and foremost, don’t consider overseas adopting as a way to get around British adoption agency requirements. If you have applied to a... Filariasis, Lymphatic
Description Lymphatic filariasis is caused primarily by adult worms (filariae) that live in the lymphatic vessels. The female worms release microfilariae that circulate in the peripheral blood and are ingested by mosquitoes; thus, infected mosquitoes transmit the infection from person to person.... Hepatitis, Viral, Type E
Description Histoplasmosis is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. The fungus usually grows in soil enriched with accumulations of bat or bird droppings. The disease is acquired via inhalation of spores (conidia) from soil contaminated with bat or blackbird droppings. Ninety... Hello, Nice To Meet You, Thank You and Goodbye
I was adopted as an infant and I am extremely blessed that this young woman decided to give me a chance to be raised in a safe, nurturing environment. I have always known that I am adopted and I have an amazing family God lined up for me, one that is better than my birth mother could ever have...
Food Crisis: Guatemala in a State of Calamity
September 24, 2009, 6:39 pm
Beauty is not "chubby"; in fact, she has a bit of a belly and would definitely not be classified as either "skinny" or "malnourished". In short, she likes to eat, and it's rather apparent she eats well. She's in the upper percentile for her weight and the girl can surpass her brother's caloric... Black History Books/Games For Your Child's Class
February 11, 2010, 11:15 am
Robyn's latest post about Black History Month has motivated me to write on my own plans for this month. As we are in the middle of a snow-fest and the kids have missed a lot of school, I am a bit behind in my plans! Last year I wrote about the items I had purchased for my children's class... Top Ten List of Our First Year
April 6, 2009, 5:02 pm
I have found that if I sit down and remember how things were when we first brought Mita and Enu home a year ago, I fill up with pride and relief at the progress we have made. It is easy to be disheartened by the mundane everyday activities of parenthood. When you have had to announce to your...