Tagged with international adoption

No, Adoption Shouldn’t Be a “Last Resort”

Within the adoption community, there are those who are not entirely anti-adoption, but who believe that adoption should be an option only as a last resort. The argument is that because adoption is born out of loss, and there is so much loss in adoption, that loss should be avoided at almost all cost. Perhaps … Continue reading

Children Adopted Internationally Do Have Birth Parents

Full disclosure: In the beginning, we were looking at international adoption because I believed a bunch of the common domestic infant adoption myths, including the whole “the birth parents can come back at any time” issue. However, once I learned the facts, I really wasn’t afraid of birth parents. Now that research is showing that … Continue reading

Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on September 8, 2010. Republished here with permission. I’m not sure where I first heard about the documentary Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy. I knew it was going to be on PBS, and Heather at Production, Not Reproduction posted the day it was to air, August … Continue reading