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International FAS Awareness Day -- 9.9.99 @ 9:09 Jodee Kulp, Parent Keynote Federal Courthouse Plaza, 12:30 pm -- Minneapolis, Minnesota Thank you for being part of International FAS Awareness Day 9 9 99. The Bells have rung out in Minnesota and are continuing their journey around the globe. We...
Baby Tips From Aunty Carol
Lefty or Righty? Don't expect your baby to prefer one hand over the other anytime soon. At 12 months, most are still using both about equally, says Daniel Kessler, M.D. Even if your child favors one hand for eating or throwing, that preference can change during the second or even third year. And... Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
ADHD/Hyperactivity About ADD/ADHD General Information about ADD/ADHD ADD/ADHD Medication How diet can effect ADD/ADHD ADDitude - a magazine for people with ADD/ADHD A site dedicated to helping your child understand ADD Positive Quotes about ADD The ADD/ADHD, Hyperactive and Impulsive Child ... The Arms That Held Me
It amazes me how long and complicated my journey has been, the hows and whys are all now answered, but knowledge seems to be the only real difference in me. As I reflect back I remember my mother telling me how I came to be adopted and what condition I was in when my parents first got me. All these...
On Adoptive Parenting: Blending Adoption and Biology
August 10, 2009, 2:06 pm
Years before I married or even thought of having children, I knew I wanted to adopt. It's a topic on which I've always felt strongly, but back then I had no idea just how much or how beautifully it would shape my life. The actual details that led my husband and I to adopt merely sealed the deal:... October 15: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
October 15, 2009, 5:26 pm
Today, October 15, is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day . As many adoptive parents come to their beautiful children after a struggle with infertility of some form, I felt this a fitting topic to discuss this evening.
As I've mentioned in past entries, infertility had nothing to do with... Information to Share with Your Child: Medical History
August 21, 2008, 8:44 am
Whether you're preparing the information for the future or getting it ready because your adult child has asked, getting your medical history information in line for your relinquished child is of vast importance. I cannot stress how important it is so let me just repeat: it is of vast importance....