Tag: Nepal adoption

Parenting Worry #1: Am I F*ing Her Up??

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 Candice Warltier My seven-year old daughter, Antara, had been desperate to get together with another little girl in her school (let’s call the girl “Molly” so it... Read more »

Another Woman's Fight for her Child

It is truly amazing to see the compassion and commitment that the families waiting to bring their children home from Nepal have for their children.  It’s an unbelievable emotional, physical and financial stress. Some of these families will find themselves in severe debt. I will continue to feature the families who show strength as they... Read more »

An Adoption Journey

I am thankful to be back in the US with my newly adopted daughter, Antara. For those who are not familiar, I returned from Kathmandu, Nepal this month after traveling to adopt my baby girl.  What I thought would be about a three week process turned out to be a three month unexpected adoption nightmare. ... Read more »

Why Nepal?

  This past weekend, in search of a birthday gift for my father, I browsed the amazing collection of antiques, artifacts and furniture from around the world at Primitive’s annual warehouse sale (www.beprimitive.com).  I chatted with the owner, Glen Joffe, about his truly unbelievable gallery, the fact that I had to get my father, who... Read more »