Trends in Adoption

Teen Prescription Drug Use and Abuse: Sharing Stories to Raise Awareness

September 12, 2013

I was honored to be part of an emotional, personal and powerful storytelling event for The Medicine Abuse Project during the evening of September 10th with ten other brave woman, and amazing writers: Janelle Hanchett Brandi Jeter-Riley Sherri Kuhn Heather King Lyz Lenz Lisa Page Rosenberg Alexandra Rosas Ellie Schoenberger Zakary Watson Melisa Wells The […]

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Can Open Adoption Ideas Apply to International Adoption Situations? Part 2

July 19, 2013

Today I’m hosting the second day of three-part series examining how we can apply the concepts of openness to international adoption. Parenting the adopted child is where I focus so when I was asked to team up with Laura Dennis, author of Adopted Reality, A Memoir and Lori Holden, author (with Chrystal Hass) of The […]

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A Few Thoughts on Mothering and Openness

May 12, 2013

I’ve just “landed” from what I consider to be quite the whirlwind of activity—two national conferences (presenting at the American Adoption Congress), two local TV segments, and co-producing and directing the local debut of Listen To Your Mother (it was a smash success!). This Mother’s Day I am in an interesting “place.” Motherhood has been […]

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Part Two of The Adoption Bloggers Interview Project

November 15, 2012

“If a mother and father can love more than one child, then why is it so hard to understand that a child can love more than one mother and father?”  ~ Unknown Here is the rest of Kierstin’s interview (here is part one). Don’t forget to check out mine, and to read the many, many others […]

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The Adoption Bloggers Interview Project: Part One

November 14, 2012

We all have a different lens through which we view adoption. Whether in agreement or not I feel it benefits us to listen to one another, consider each other’s journeys and viewpoints. By doing so we gain understanding, grow empathy and compassion. The Adoption Bloggers Interview Project is one such great vehicle for providing this opportunity. […]

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National Adoption Awareness: My Events This Week

November 12, 2012

This Wednesday, November 14th, from 9:00-9:30 Central Time, I am looking forward to being Linda Ballesteros’ guest on Power Talk Radio. Of course, the topic will be adoption and What To Expect From Your Adopted Tween. Would love to have you participate with your questions: 347-989-1363 or listen to the show. (Update Note: You can […]

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