“This is one of a few books I used as a constant source of ideas, information and support in raising my children and caring for my family and home. I can't think of a better, well-rounded resource book. Thank you, Peggy! ” --Cynthia Mosher
“ I couldn't disagree more. I believe it is the job of a parent to teach our children and Alfie Kohn's complete lack of input toward his children feels to me like disinterest and neglect. To me, a parent who helps their child, encourages their child, and engages their child while sharing themselves and their views is the parent who is loving their child and allowing them the safe space in which...” --osker
This mini guide provides basic insight and guidance for parents considering adopting from China. A list to myths, pitfalls, costs involved as well as general guidelines to the process are included. Approximately 2,100 words.
Growing up in an Indian orphanage, Asha Mir?; dreamed that someday she would be adopted. At the age of six, her wish finally came true, but only at the misfortune of another. A Catalan family was in the process of adopting twins when one of the children suddenly fell ill and died -- a twist of fate that led the family to adopt Asha instead. Leaving a life of poverty behind, Asha was given a...
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...