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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 »
BARK OUT! Two Adoptions Away from Number 2010 at Highland Village Adoption Center! Adopt This Weekend and You Could be 2010! by Ryan R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 26 Aug 2010 6:10am 1 Comment Highland Village Adoption Center (HVAC) is only two cats or dogs away from its 2,010 adoption. The organization is confident that on either Saturday, August 28 or Sunday, August 29, the magic number – 2010 – will be realized with the adoption of a homeless cat or dog by a qualified individual. The year’s success speaks volume ... Read on »
Korean adoption: domestic adoptions going up? by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm There is a growing movement in Korea to encourage domestic, instead of foreign, adoption. This could be a welcome trend. I still think the best, most important hting to be done is to help birthmothers who WANT to keep their children to give them the cultural and financial supports so they can raise them on their own. Here's an essa ... 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 »
Traditional adoption versus embryo adoption - which is better ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 10:49am One option for infertile couples has always been that of traditional adoption. Many infertile couples will pursue this if repeated IVF cycles fail; while others prefer this to IVF , because it allows them to provide loving care to a child who would otherwise be unwanted. In fact, many infertile couple believe that adoption is an easy solution to t ... Read on »
Blogging About Adoption: Adopter's Guilt by Sally Bacchetta Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:54am I'm ready to admit that I struggle with blogging about adoption, and the struggle surprises me. I have no mixed feelings to get in my way... no ongoing grief or frustration to impede me. In fact, I have been twice-blessed with adoptions that exceeded even my wildest hopes. Twice-blessed with healthy newborns adopted domestically after meeting th ... Read on »
Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Day! Boston Terrier Rescue of Greater Houston! by Ryan R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:24pm Petfinder.com has designated today as Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Day (Check out thePetfinder.com site for more information  http://www.petfinder.com/lessadoptablepetday ).  To celebrate this day and raise awareness for their group and for the need for good adoptive homes for all "less adoptable" dogs,  Boston Terrier Rescue of Great ... 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 »
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 »