Putting it All Together - Your Identity
What makes you unique? Is it the color of your skin? Your religion? Your culture? Your sexual identity? The different languages you can speak? The fact that you use sign language to communicate? During your teenage years, many of you try to avoid the things that make you different. But these are... 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... Families Learning Together - The Strength of Family Literacy
I passed!" Tina said. "My score wasn't as high as I had hoped, but at least I have it." Tina had just passed her General Equivalency Diploma (GED) exam and earned her high school diploma. She had reason to be proud of her accomplishment-Tina had been one of the 90 million American adults who have... What to Do When Your Child is Being Bullied
"My stomach hurts too much, Mum. I don't think I can go to school today. " Ten-year-old Ian is lying on his bed, his face to the wall. As she watches her son, April decides it's time to address the problem. "Ian," she says, "this is the fourth time this month that you have...
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... 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,... 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...