Panama: About the Country
Introduction :: Panama Background: Explored and settled by the Spanish in the 16th century,...
Adopting from Greece: Factsheet
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign legal counsel. PLEASE NOTE: Greek children can be... Reflections of an Adult Adoptee
People thought that because she was adopted, she must know everything about adoption. Friends would ask her about adoption, the hows and the whys, and she had no answers. She didn't know about adoption. She knew she was adopted. And she knew she'd lived with fear for several decades. Fear? Why... The Thalassemias
Introduction The thalassemias are a group of red blood cell disorders that cause anemia. Thalassemias derives from the Greek word thalassemia, which means anemia of the sea. These disorders are prevalent among populations living along the Mediterranean Sea. However, African and Asian people can...
I never promised you a rose garden ...
January 18, 2008, 9:33 am
In this blog , I wrote about Andrew Bridge, a former foster child who became an attorney and now advocates on behalf of foster children and kids in the system. Andrew has made it his mission to address the deficiencies in how America approaches its troubled children—a passion I share. I indicated... On the road to Minnesota
November 30, 2007, 7:23 am
I’m on my way to Minnesota this morning to spend the weekend with Stephanie. Her 21st birthday is December 4th. My hubby will be managing things at home, which includes therapy for Dora today and Beth’s Division II Championship swim meet both days this weekend. I hate to miss the meet, but I want... Travel insurance: Don't be silly
October 30, 2007, 5:57 am
With Rebecca , Erin and Mary all writing recently about adoption travel, this story out of the UK on "The 25 Most Bizarre Travel Insurance Claims Ever" seemed appropriate blog fodder for the day.
Anyone who has traveled far or often or both has stories to tell about uproarious incidents...