Bashing My Head Against a Wall of Hatred

Anne Kimball Bringing Borya Home   My friend Lori, from ...more
@TortoiseMum Exactly. If there are those that have suffered because of adoption, that's what I ...more

Bashing My Head Against a Wall of Hatred

Anne Kimball Bringing Borya Home   My friend Lori, from ...more
@TortoiseMum Exactly. If there are those that have suffered because of adoption, that's what I ...more

I'm getting readers but no comments or followers. Suggestions for geting responses and followers?

I'm getting readers but no comments or followers. Suggestions for geting responses and followers? ...more
A great way is to join in on conversations, leave comments on posts you enjoy reading. I always ...more

Bloggers Give Voices and Faces to National Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Last week and still into this week, the Internet saw an influx of posts by waiting families, adoptive parents, birth parents, adoptees, social workers and agencies talking about their feelings and events regarding the "celebration." While originating as a week to bring awareness to children in foster care in the United States, it was promoted to a month in 1995. ...more
Thank you for this great post and dissection of some of the issues surrounding the month. I, ...more

Hello!

Hello! ...more
@DesiValentine4 Why thank you! It took me a while to get it up here on BlogHer but now she's ...more

Operation Underpants (cue trumpets)!!!

Bet you thought this post was going to be about toilet training, didn’t you?  Ha!...more
@Denise Thanks Denise! I would have forgiven you ;)more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Open Thread for November NaBloPoMo Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is an open thread for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the comment section below to add your post, and peruse the comment section in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
If you're single at Thanksgiving, remind yourself of all the people who are thankful for you. ...more

Taking out the neurotrash

I have an undergraduate degree in early childhood education and I found one of the most fascinating areas of study in the four year degree was the work that has been done in neuroscience research and the impact of early environments on young children. In short, the human brain is not completely hardwired at birth and the first three years of life literally shape the way the brain is finally structured and set....more
Great post Jess. I really must read that book BTW. I'll check out your annotated bibliography ...more