Tag: Babies

Send a Parcel of Love on Mother's Day to help babies born in Syrian refugee camps

Last summer, my colleague and friend Wendy Widom asked me and many other ChicagoNow bloggers to join a campaign that quickly raised $124,000 to buy and deliver 1,500 boxes of baby essentials to mothers in Syrian refugee camps. The women who initiated the campaign recently asked some of our doctor friends remaining in Syria how... Read more »

She Went From Nurse to Nurse, Being Rocked, Comforted...and Loved

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. By Heather Kurut She Went From Nurse to Nurse, Being Rocked, Comforted . . . and Loved. As a welcome gift for our twin daughters, two of my... Read more »

Adoption Retrospective: Babies Everywhere and Nowhere

It has been ten years since we began our adoption journey.  In honor of the passing of time, I will be publishing one post each month in 2013 that reflects on our lives in 2003. May 2003 May blossomed with possibilities.  At times it felt as if babies were raining down from the sky and... Read more »

Happy Mother's Day, Sandy!

In case you missed the recent headlines, Sandra Bullock, Oscar-award winning actress, adopted a baby boy, Louis Bardo Bullock from New Orleans.  Unless you are really living under a shell, Sandra was married to Jesse James who decided that sleeping with umpteen other women was more important than his commitment to Sandy and their future... Read more »

Babies Coming Soon!

  No, not from Nepal (well, at least not yet)…but to a movie theater near you!  On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, take your mom to Babies, a documentary produced by French Producer Thomas Balmès.  Your mom will love you for taking her to this absolutely adorable film that follows four babies across the world through their... Read more »