My Child Needs Help Now: The Impossibility of Haitian Adoption

I’ve written the checks, helped send supplies and done all measure of hand-wringing. But still when I read about the tragedy that has struck, I feel there is more my family and I are meant to do. So. OK. Call me naive, ignorant or foolish, but I was one of the many who heard about the travesty of orphans in Haiti and suddenly wanted more than anything to adopt a needy child from that devastated country. ...more


This is a great article and you've really hit all sides.  (Thanks for the ...more

Haitian Kids: people or puppies?

Haitian children wait in a police car after a group of Americans was stopped trying to take them out of the country. Photograph: Reuters ( They're so cute in the pictures. ...more