Posts tagged "international adoption"

A Story of Abandonment and Rescue: Calcutta Is My Mother

A Story of Abandonment and Rescue: Calcutta Is My Mother
A Story of Abandonment and Rescue | Calcutta is My Mother By Reshma McClintock For me, being an adoptee is a beautiful thing. I was rescued almost as swiftly as I was abandoned in a Calcutta slum nearly 35 years ago. Adoption wasn’t initially an option for me, as the caretakers at my orphanage didn’t... Read more »

Playing Behind The Scenes: Life As A Single Adoptive Father

Playing Behind The Scenes: Life As A Single Adoptive Father
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 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 Gary Matloff I thought... Read more »

Is Your Adopted Child Lucky? A Tricky Topic In Adoption Circles

Is Your Adopted Child Lucky? A Tricky Topic In Adoption Circles
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth annual acclaimed series, 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 Anne Sawan I... Read more »
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Rescuing Julia Twice is a compelling new memoir about adoption and RAD

Rescuing Julia Twice is a compelling new memoir about adoption and RAD
Journalist Tina Traster has written Rescuing Julia Twice,  a candid and poignant memoir about adopting a baby from a Siberian orphanage and slowly coming to terms with the realization that the child has Reactive Attachment Disorder.  The following excerpt is being run with permission from Tina Traster: Chapter 21 of Rescuing Julia Twice My hands... Read more »

Top Adoption Books and Resources: A Not-To-Be-Missed List of Recommendations

Portrait of an Adoption’s Top Recommended Adoption Books and Additional Resources In this list, you will find a wide variety of nonfiction books representing diverse views and perspectives on adoption – similar in style to my blog’s acclaimed annual series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days – with different titles geared toward adoptees, adoptive parents,... Read more »

Parenting My Adopted Transracial Transcultural Adolescent

Parenting My Adopted Transracial Transcultural Adolescent
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third annual acclaimed series, 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.  Parenting My Adopted Transracial Transcultural... Read more »
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It Will Eventually All Make Sense

It Will Eventually All Make Sense
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third annual acclaimed series, 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.  It Will Eventually All Make... Read more »

I Think About How Close I Probably Am To Her At This Moment

I Think About How Close I Probably Am To Her At This Moment
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third annual acclaimed series, 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. I Think About How Close... Read more »

So, Do You Want To Adopt Her?

So, Do You Want To Adopt Her?
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third annual acclaimed series, 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.  So, Do You Want To... Read more »
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I Must Somehow Learn To Accept You

I Must Somehow Learn To Accept You
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third annual acclaimed series, 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.  I Must Somehow Learn To... Read more »