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On Mothers and Mothering

On Mothers and Mothering

May conjures images of spring flowers, of growth and renewal, of hope and expectation. Yet for those of us connected by adoption, May is also a month fraught with emotions. Mother’s Day is the defining event of the month. Social media, television,  and advertisements...
WHY DO I WANT TO BE AN ADOPTIVE PARENT?

WHY DO I WANT TO BE AN ADOPTIVE PARENT?

Why do I want to become an adoptive parent? If adopting is on your radar, it is essential to be clear in your own mind about your reasons for wanting to become an adoptive parent. This helps you make an informed decision—one that is not based ONLY on emotions. So, it...
6 Important Parenting Lessons: Balancing Risk and Safety

6 Important Parenting Lessons: Balancing Risk and Safety

  As parents, we raise our families following a compass built on our Values and Beliefs. We rely on these guideposts for inspiration, strength, and reassurance.  Our Values and Beliefs operate as guardrails that provide us a sense of safety which in turn gives us...