Tag: adoptive families

A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Shares Her Insights and Wisdom

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. An Interview With A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Portrait of an Adoption: “How old are you?” Kim: “I’m nine. I’m in the fourth grade.” Portrait: “What is one of... Read more »

The Birth of Adoption at the Movies

The Birth of Adoption at the Movies
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. By Addison Cooper I didn’t even know what social work was when I headed off to college. As a freshman at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy,... Read more »

Adopting Never Gets Easier (But It Does Get Sweeter).

Adopting Never Gets Easier (But It Does Get Sweeter).
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. By Rachel Garlinghouse “I’m ready to adopt again,” I told my husband, plopping beside him on the couch one spring evening. “I’m happy with our family... Read more »
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Being Adopted and Inept Parenting: A Lethal Combination

Being Adopted and Inept Parenting: A Lethal Combination
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. By Suzanne Jones Adoption speak in my house was forbidden. I was adopted at three months, as was my brother. He was two years older than... Read more »

Chase Is My Brother. I Love Him and Protect Him Like a Big Brother Should.

Chase Is My Brother. I Love Him and Protect Him Like a Big Brother Should.
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. By Landon Graham, age 12 I don’t remember a lot about the day my baby brother came to me. A lot of my memories are based... Read more »

It’s Our Normal: It’s How We Became A Family

It’s Our Normal: It’s How We Became A Family
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives. By Heather Kurut When we first brought home twins, family friends Liz and Keith (parents to triplets) shared this nugget of wisdom: now, you will see... Read more »
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Why The Jungle Book Is A Must-See Movie For Adoptive Families

Why The Jungle Book Is A Must-See Movie For Adoptive Families
Warning: This is a review of The Jungle Book from the lens of an adoptive family, and it contains Plot SPOILERS. On opening night, our family went to see The Jungle Book. The excitement among the kids was palpable.  I sat between my oldest and youngest daughters, one my beloved through adoption, another my beloved... Read more »