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.
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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.
As a mother to two biological sons, I thought biology explained most shared family traits. Since adopting our daughter from Ethiopia, I've noticed many beautiful similarities in our family that DNA cannot explain.
As a mother of two biological sons, I am often asked, "Why did you adopt?"
With her new book, Greene touches upon many adoption-centered themes, ones that large families, international families, transracial families, and families who have adopted older children will relate to.
I saw comments in blogs critiquing Angelina Jolie for not taming her Ethiopian daughter's hair based on one or two pictures. Another one applauded the neat braids Madonna's Malawai-born daughter sported. Would I be judged? And if so, how would I react?
When I first learned about the immense need in Ethiopia, I was overwhelmed. I knew adopting one child wouldn't change the world. But...
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Thanks, Barb, what a unique story. I also liked what Sadie had to say about nature vs nurture: “There is something to this nature thing!”…...
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