Other adoptive parents had warned us the language barrier was an issue when adopting older children from a foreign country. These strategies helped.
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🔊 Listen to PostI caught the movie “Kramer vs. Kramer” the other day. I first saw the movie when I was a young teen in the 1970’s, too young to really understand its significance at the time. Now though, as…
Advancing Age got the last laugh when two weeks later we got the news that I wasn’t pregnant. I needed to take a long hard look at my 40-something body.
“DNA doesn’t make you family,” a hand-stamped keychain from Etsy will remind you, “love does.” Now I know it’s way more than that.
My daughter was nine years old when my husband and I adopted her. We had a lot of birthdays to make up for.
🔊 Listen to PostFor the past 20 years, I have been fielding questions and comments regarding my son’s adoption. The first time it happened, I was grocery shopping with my baby when a man standing in front of me said,…