Tag: emotions

Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall

Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall
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.  Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall By Carrie Goldman It is the second week of November. I glance outside. In the backyard, my children and their... Read more »

"I'm not like you! You're not adopted!"

Yesterday, I was driving my 9-yr-old daughter K to her ballet class.  In the half-hour prior to leaving for ballet class, K had been working on math homework, and she had grown frustrated with some of the problems.  I decided it would be helpful if we practiced some of the concepts in the car, and... Read more »