Several weeks ago I wrote about Frank Zappa’s influence on me. At the end I said I hoped to write a series about major influences on my parenting philosophy. I knew I’d be writing about my parents. I was surprised when the following post came out of it. It’s awkward writing about them, especially in this […]
Archives for April 2013
The Culture Connection
I’ve read about other parents experiences adopting from China. Before we started the process I subscribed to some message boards. I don’t participate much but I read just about everything that comes through. The questions and comments about keeping children connected to their heritage came up frequently. The overarching response I kept seeing was “we […]
While I was at work Jennifer, Penelope, and Grandma Rose spent the afternoon at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. They took so many good pictures it was hard to pick which ones to post. Somehow I managed. Hope you enjoy.
Follow Up: Stop International Adoption
Blogger extraordinaire Marijane Buck Nguyen left the following comment on my “Stop International Adoption” post: I don’t think there’s an easy answer to the question of whether international adoption should be stopped or not. I think that we must continue to work toward ending child trafficking and unethical adoption practices through advocacy, awareness and implementing and enforcing […]
This time last Friday Penelope and I were returning from a WellStreet clinic. She had a fever from an ear infection and my throat hurt. I’m much better now though still congested and Penelope doesn’t have a fever (though she is coughing more). Somewhere in the week Jenn’s health deteriorated due to the fluctuating weather. […]