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Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Articles, Blended

  Words. I recall this saying, Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me. It was a lie. In the adoption world, especially in the transracial adoption world, words hurt....

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Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Articles, Blended

Yesterday my kindergartner came home after a discussion about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at school and had questions. I was busy making dinner, answering questions about homework requirements, checking in...

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Waiting for Truth 0

Waiting for Truth

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Articles, Blended

On December 9th I began drafting a response to the situation in Ferguson, to the denigration of black bodies, to the growing and needed conversation of race and racism in America, to the inevitable link...

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The Best Reads from NAM 0

The Best Reads from NAM

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Articles

National Adoption Month is over. The month of November can so often be a mixed bag of emotion for adoptees and adoptive families. There seems to be an unending circle critiquing one another about being too...

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The Truth in Your DNA 1

The Truth in Your DNA

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Articles, Blended

  Her words hit me in the gut. “Mom, I don’t care if it’s my birthday and Christmas presents for the next five years. The greatest gift I could ever receive is knowing who I am.” My daughter is talking...

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