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China adoption by flakymn Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 12:00am We still get many questions from people regarding "where we are" with our China adoption. Our Adoption Agency recently sent us some updates and in one of the packets, they included this image (shown above). I think this really helps explain where we are with waiting for our adoption. See that long line in the middle? We are somewhere near the ... Read on »
Arthur Does China Adoption and Well! by Alyson .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:03pm The PBS Kids show Arthur has long been a favorite at our house. Well chalk another good one up for Marc Brown and the gang over at PBS because "Big Brother Binky" - Parts I & II is very well done and considerably more accurate than most media representations of Chinese adoption. In it, Binky's family decides to adopt a baby girl from China. ... Read on »
How to Get Through 2007(China Adoption Style) by Alyson .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:05pm Sleep as much as you can... Read books that you enjoy... Play with simple things... Do whatever you want whenever you want... Look for affection when you need it... Get serious once in a while... Forget ab ... Read on »
The Parental Wish List grows: China Tightens Adoption Rules for Foreigners by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:04pm Geez, Louise. So the Republicans and the religious right don't believe singles and gays should be allowed adopt, but the potential parental wish lists seem to just be growing longer. This just in about new restrictons on China adoption (is it cultural hegemony, or independently Chinese, I cannot say). All I can say is Brangelina (who have expr ... Read on »
China’s New Adoption Rules by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 20 Dec 2006 12:00am MSNBC China is certainly not politically correct. As of May 1st 2007, ugly, fat, and single individuals will not be able to adopt Chinese babies. This isn’t plastic surgery related, but it is funny and deserves mention. Best Regards, John Di Saia MD Read on »
Adoption is a Wonderful Thing! by Alyson .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:59pm Sometimes it is hard to believe that this sad little face in yellow is the same person as the little face below. It truly is amazing what love can do and to me, that is what adoption is all about. I have recently had several people ask me about adoption and how to get started and where to go for information. Especially since November i ... Read on »
Revisiting China by flakymn Posted Sun 13 Feb 2011 5:50am It is still hard for me think about the fact that we came soooo close to adopting from China and then withdrew. (To read about our decision to withdraw, you can click here .) For those of you who are newbie readers, we were on the list to adopt from China when Isaac was born. We stayed on even after Elijah was born, and then, due to the incredibl ... Read on »
Adoption Resources by Alyson .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:05pm Humanitarian Organizations Annabelle's Wish China Care Chinese Starfish Foster Home Grace & Hope Half the Sky Love Without Boundaries Caring for Our Kids A Forever Family - Attachment Attach China Families With Children from China Nurturing Activities Parent - ... Read on »
China Update by flakymn Posted Sat 19 Apr 2008 12:00am On Thursday, we received a packet in the mail from our Family Coordinator at America World . The packet contained the names of two other families who are in our "group." While we are not guaranteed that we will get to travel to China together, it is very likely, and we are therefore encouraged to reach out to these other families via email and s ... Read on »
China Update by flakymn Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 12:00am While waiting for my parents to get here (I am hoping they come in by 7pm!), I thought I'd provide a little bit of an update on our other adoption . . . Many people continue to ask us about our China adoption. First of all, yes, we are 100% still committed to this adoption. Our paperwork is done, a large portion of our money has been paid, ... Read on »