Posts in category "Harry Potter"

Using Harry Potter To Tell An Adoptee The Harder Parts of Her Story

Using Harry Potter To Tell An Adoptee The Harder Parts of Her Story
Next weekend, I am taking my almost-twelve-year-old daughter to visit her birthmother, brother and sister. Up until now, the annual reunions have had a single goal: spend time together in a fun environment. We eat at casual family restaurants, swim in the hotel pool, attend museums and movies, and generally hang out. During these visits,... Read more »

How Superman Pajamas Are a Metaphor for Adoption

My dearest K, Last night, as an early birthday present, Daddy gave you a new pair of Superman pajamas. You already had a Captain American nightgown that I bought for you at San Diego Comic-Con, and of course you have your beloved Star Wars jammies, but the rest of the family has accumulated Superman jammies... Read more »

Will Harry Potter have the staying power of Star Wars?

Will Harry Potter have the staying power of Star Wars?
Earlier this week, I received a media request from a website that is focusing on Harry Potter over the next few days.  The question they wanted me to answer was this:  Will Harry Potter have the lasting power with audiences that Star Wars has had? Star Wars first became a sensation in 1977, with the... Read more »
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