Tag: In On It

Wrap-Up of the 2012 Adoption Portraits November Series

Wrap-Up of the 2012 Adoption Portraits November Series
During the 30 days of November, in honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption hosted a series of poignant guest posts dealing with issues related to adoption and foster care.  If you have not had a chance to enjoy the stories, click here to link to them. Like last year’s series, the... Read more »

Lessons Learned from An Imaginary Redhead.

Lessons Learned from An Imaginary Redhead.
In honor of November being National Adoption Month, Portrait of an Adoption is running a special series called 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences. By Elisabeth O’Toole Not long after I... Read more »

How to Bring Friends and Family "In On It" When You Are Adopting

How to Bring Friends and Family "In On It" When You Are Adopting
Elizabeth O’Toole and her husband have adopted all three of their children, ages nine, seven and five.  During the adoption process, especially as they were preparing to adopt their first child, O’Toole spent a lot of time explaining things to her closest circle of family and friends. Explaining why they were adopting, explaining how they... Read more »
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