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Seeking Enthusiastic Adopted Children for AdoptUsKids Video by maeflye Posted Thu 21 May 2009 12:00am I just got off the phone with a guy who is doing a video for AdoptUsKids and wants to interview some kids who would be enthusiastic about telling their story in front of a camera. He is coming to Minnesota -- probably the Mankato area and possibly the Twin Cities, June 1-4. I know this is short notice, but talk to your kids. If you think ... Read on »
Final Call to Win Adoption Book - What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective by Sally Bacchetta Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 12:00am 1 Comment I've chosen the topic for my keynote address at the Parenthood for Me (PFM) Family Building Dinner on April 10th. It's going to be Birthparents: The Hidden Treasure of Adoption. Congratulations to Nancy S. for suggesting that topic and winning a signed copy of my ! It's interesting... most of the topics you all submitted - although diverse - ... Read on »
Reflections on Being Adopted by God and Adopting Children by flakymn Posted Tue 25 Sep 2007 12:00am Someone posted this on my blog. It's John Piper's sermon on adoption. You can read (or listen) to the entire sermon here: Predestined for Adoption to the Praise of His Glory . Thank you for sharing! One thing that has been on my heart is introducing everyone to the wonders of adoption. Even if you have your own children, you can include adopt ... Read on »
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective - Chapter 1 excerpt by Sally Bacchetta Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:02pm What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is due out by the end of the month. I appreciate all of the supportive blog comments, emails, and phone calls of the last few weeks. Huge thanks to my advance reviewers for your commitment and enthusiasm. It's a very exciting time! I've decided to post short excerpts from ... Read on »
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective - Chapter 1 excerpt by Sally Bacchetta Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:02pm What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is due out by the end of the month. I appreciate all of the supportive blog comments, emails, and phone calls of the last few weeks. Huge thanks to my advance reviewers for your commitment and enthusiasm. It's a very exciting time! I've decided to post short excerpts from W ... Read on »
Introduction to What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective by Sally Bacchetta Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:00am Thanks to all of you who have called and emailed wanting to know when my book is hitting the market. All I can tell you is, "Soon! In time for holiday gifting." I'll let you know as soon as it's out. In the meantime, here's an excerpt from the introduction. Adoptive parents don't love their children the same way biological parents do. That's ... Read on »
New Adoption Book - What I Want My Adopted Child to Know by Sally Bacchetta Posted Sun 25 Oct 2009 11:04pm I've waited a long time to be able to post this post, so please forgive me if I strut just a little bit. My book is done. Done! Yes, that would be the book I've been writing since our daughter was born. D-O-N-E done!!!!!!!!! I can hardly believe it. If all goes well, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective w ... Read on »
New Adoption Book - What I Want My Adopted Child to Know by Sally Bacchetta Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm I've waited a long time to be able to post this post, so please forgive me if I strut just a little bit. My book is done. Done! Yes, that would be the book I've been writing since our daughter was born. D-O-N-E done!!!!!!!!! I can hardly believe it. If all goes well, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective ... Read on »
Adopt a Kid, Adopt a Life by Elizabeth .. Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 6:33pm I was recently talking to a friend of mine who is having difficulty taking her babies full-term. She’s had 2 pregnancies and both times, she’s miscarried. Because of the heartaches that they have undergone for each miscarriage, they are now seriously considering adopting a baby instead. She asked me for my thoughts about it and I gave her my 100% ... Read on »
Mental Health issues of Adopted Children by AWeidman Posted Wed 27 Jul 2011 7:42pm The National Institutes of Health released a report this week stating “adopted children have higher rates of mental health problems than all other children.” For those of us in the adoption world, the report — the 15th in a series issued since 1997 by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics – may state the obvious. But it ... Read on »