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As I encouraged my daughter to love her curly hair, I realized that I have not made peace with my own locks' natural state.
The adoption process forces to you to face some hard truths and do a lot of soul-searching -- leaving you better prepared for parenthood.
Visiting our daughter's orphanage opened our eyes in many ways.
In international adoption, people talk about the loss of birth culture. But what kind of culture do children growing up in an orphanage really experience?
I owe my daughter a committment to cherish her culture as part of our family, to genuinely learn and connect with her birthplace, and give her the best of both her father's and my cultures. From there, it 's up to her.
Returning to Leyla's homeland, Ethiopia, opened our eyes to much beauty and our minds to what her life might have been like if she'd grown up in her birth country.
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Yep we’re a work-in-progress around here, Danielle. ...
Ladies…don’t mean to hijack your posts but I have been searching for others that may be able to help me. I have 3 biokids that…...
Very cool mommy2k. I love the font of the “K”. Very pretty and meaningful! ...
i just did this last week and then saw your post today! i also blogged about it today at http://chixnuggetsandcookiebutts.blogspot.com/ i got my son’s first…...
We too have an adopted child. Get this…..we (you and I) are cousins! We need to meet. Our sons will have something in common that…...
I hope your experience and advice will help others who are planning visits with their child’s birth family. You brought up a lot of points…...