(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Loss: A feeling of emotional deprivation that is experienced at some point in time. For a birth parent the initial loss will usually be felt at or subsequent to the placement of the child. Adoptive parents who are infertile feel a loss in their inability to bear a child. An adopted child may feel a... [more
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Taken from Growing Concerns -- A childrearing question-and-answer column with Dr. Martha Erickson Question: Recently my father spanked our two-year-old son when he tipped over a wastebasket after being told not to touch it. My father said he needed to teach him who's boss, but my wife and I have... Physical Activity and Health - Women
A Report of the Surgeon General KEY MESSAGES *Physical activity need not be strenuous to achieve health benefits. *Women of all ages benefit from a moderate amount of physical activity, preferably daily. The same moderate amount of activity can be obtained in longer sessions of moderately... Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights District of Columbia
Statute: § 16-2354(b) Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Alcohol or Drug Induced Incapacity Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child Sexual Abuse Child Judged in Need of... 10 Easy Ways to Kick-Start a New Healthy Eating Lifestyle
There is a huge amount of sometimes conflicting, often confusing, nutrition and diet information available. Therefore, it's very understandable when people become discouraged about selecting an eating plan for themselves. Even scientific studies often contradict each other. How can we figure out...
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Wider Q4 Loss at Dynavax
Dynavax Technologies reported a loss of 9 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2013, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 7 cents. Freescale loss in Malaysia tragedy leads to travel policy questions
By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The loss of 20 key Freescale Semiconductor employees in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner on Saturday raises questions about whether the company should have allowed so many of them to board the same plane, but security experts said that at big... Freescale Loss in Malaysia Raises Travel Policy Questions
The loss of 20 key Freescale Semiconductor employees in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner on Saturday raises questions about whether the company should have allowed so many of them to board the same plane, but security experts said that at big corporations it's hard to avoid. Loss Widens at Peregrine, Shares Down
Peregrine Pharma reported a net loss of 6 cents per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2014.
"Loss" in the Adoption Blogs
Her Grief is our Joy
December 8, 2013, 10:17 pm
As I sit across from her, my husband by my side, I am overwhelmed with grief. She is holding my baby girl that she gave birth to. We are all in tears, even the social worker. Today is suppose to be one of the happiest days of my life, but all I feel is sadness. Today is placement day. We will... 5 years later
December 30, 2013, 3:10 pm
I am convinced that I should write a book. Do something amazing. Oh wait, I did.
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Five years ago, on a cold and snowy evening I gave birth to a son. I called him Phoenix (AP named him Jimmy). When I... Little Sister, Penny
January 15, 2014, 12:51 pm
My mind was a blank slate regarding my birth siblings . Born of the same mother, as far as I knew our resemblance would end there. Before we met, my half-sister, Penny and I began to correspond. Her writing blessed me beyond belief with welcome. I was not too nervous over meeting her, but church...
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Feeling Guilty after joining Grief Group
February 25, 2014, 3:46 pm
I recently joined a grief group and I left there feeling very guilty. I am grieving over missing my son and having a relationship with him and they are grieving over death. My loss has felt like death, but I still felt guilty.
I don't know if this is where I belong. What else is out...
Best head congestion remedies for toddler
March 5, 2014, 5:03 am
Our 17 month old FD has been sickly the 5weeks we have had her. She has been to dr. At least 3 times. She is on nebulizer & benedryl. Congestion got a little better, but has now returned with the coughing all night. We have cool mist humidifier in her room. I am at a loss of what to do to clear...
Hoping for some support in a mess
February 18, 2014, 8:54 pm
I hardly know where to begin, but am hoping to gain some support and insight here.
I am an adult adoptee, though that term has always felt like it didn't fit me for reasons I will explain. My mom got pregnant when she was 21 and in the navy--she had already ended her relationship with my birth...
Sad/Nervous about SW loss?
February 24, 2014, 5:37 pm
I am ready to adopt with all my heart. It should be within the next six months. We are waiting on the appeal to be ruled on. I have been so excited to get to this point. I now have a new feeling though when I think about the loss of the SW who has always been there for the past 2 years. She is a...
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Sharing A Wonderful Child
My daughter was born on August 24, 1998 and was placed with very loving adoptive parents whom I picked. I was 18 and in my first year of college when I got pregnant - my boyfriend didn't feel ready... A Journey of Pain, Abuse, and Reunion
This story really begins over 30 years ago. I was born to a 15-year-old Spanish prostitute. My father, a 25-year-old black man, was her pimp. I was mainly raised by my aunts, all younger than my... My Daughter's Mom
A tribute to an Adoptive Mom by Carol Bird, a grateful birthmotherThe first time I saw my daughter's mom was on a cold wintery day in mid- February, 1954. I wasn't certain the woman wearing the...
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