Adoption Saved the World

Adoption Saved the World

Today I had an unexpected meeting with a Catholic nun, who runs a house to care for women who have given birth illegally. This was an amazing and happy surprise, because her work is so beautiful, and saves many lives.*** But it also made me laugh, because she (and...
Family, Language, and Joe #008–Come around

Family, Language, and Joe #008–Come around

This was a very special Chinese New Year for 8-year-old Keyuan. On February 10, the Yap family in Singapore adopted him. This was his first New Year with his new family! Keyuan now has a sister and two brothers, and a mother and father who love him very much. Mr. Yap...
Adoption Language: “Gave Up” vs. “Placed”

Adoption Language: “Gave Up” vs. “Placed”

The language we use when discussing adoption can make a big difference in how we think, feel, and make choices related to adoptionBelow is a very helpful perspective from a mom who placed her child for adoption. You can read the full article...