Adoption Changes Lives
Adoption has always been an important aspect of my life. I was adopted at the age of three, and I must admit that I am very thankful for the family I have today. Being adopted has created feelings that I continue to deal with on a day-to-day basis. In the past I would seek counselors in order to... The Parent-Child Relationship as Violence Prevention
According to a recent survey, the American public rates crime and violence as the most important problems facing our country (Coie & Dodge, 1998, p. 779). The popular media sometimes flame public fears about juvenile violent crime with sensational coverage (Hinds, 2000, p. 3), but, in fact,... Getting Back into the Dating Game
If you are suddenly single after a marriage or a long-term relationship, you may feel awkward and confused upon your reentry into the dating world. You're not alone. Dating requires a particular kind of social and emotional muscle, and these muscles can atrophy without use. With a little warming up... Learning Partners: Activities to Help Children Learn
Some of the Learning Partners factsheets that appear in the booklet are also available in Spanish. To order, write the National Library of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208-5721; or call NLE at 1-800-424-1616. Other materials from the Family Involvement Partnership for...
Dalai Lama urges US to show 'self-confidence'
The Dalai Lama encouraged the United States on Thursday to show self-confidence in defending democracy as top lawmakers rallied behind his calls to preserve Tibetan culture. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, whose meeting on February 21 with President Barack Obama was angrily condemned by China,... 9 Parenting Steps That Foster Growth, Confidence And Leadership In Kids
Wondering how best to help your children build self-confidence and reach their highest potential? Take these 9 critical steps. Dalai Lama encourages 'self-confident' US global role
The Dalai Lama on Thursday encouraged the United States to show self-confidence in defending democracy as top lawmakers rallied behind his calls to preserve Tibetan culture. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, whose meeting on February 21 with President Barack Obama was condemned by China,...
WASHINGTON: The Dalai Lama encouraged the United States on Thursday to show self-confidence in defending democracy as top [
So Why Should You Place Your Baby for Adoption?
May 31, 2009, 3:13 pm
I just told you not to let the economy scare you into relinquishing your child for adoption . But the question remains: should you place your baby for adoption? What reasons are good reasons to make such a decision? What are "bad" or not-so-good reasons to do such a thing?
Some people,... Thursday Thirteen: Things I Don't Want for My Relinquished Daughter
March 6, 2008, 8:47 am
Wow, the weeks are just flying by anymore. It's Thursday again . Time for another list of thirteen things that apply to adoption as I know it. Last week I wrote a list of thirteen things I want for my relinquished daughter. However, like any parent, there are things that I don't want for my... Summer Camps for Children with Communication Disorders
May 2, 2008, 6:37 pm
If you havenít already made your summer camp reservations for your children then you had better get started. Many of the best summer camps are already filled up for prime weeks and placing children on waiting lists, incase someone cancels. Some of the specialty camps may only offer one or two...
People from 'natural families' are curious to know if I ever felt the urge to find my biological mother. Despite my horrendous upbringing at the hands of my adoptive mother and its effect of stunting... Adoption Changes Lives
Adoption has always been an important aspect of my life. I was adopted at the age of three, and I must admit that I am very thankful for the family I have today. Being adopted has created feelings...