A few weeks ago, I decided to restart my birth parent search that came to an almost immediate halt in China in 2015 (read about it here). I realize that time is going by – time that I will never get back – and feel confident that I am in an emotionally strong enough place to begin again. I decided to join a number of search groups on Facebook and on WeChat for information about searching, templates for language used on search posters, and camaraderie from others who are also going through this complicated process. Below, I’ve shared a list of potentially relevant searching groups for Chinese adoptees.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and with this particular holiday comes a barrage of unresolved feelings of grief and loss for many adoptees. I wrote about this last year in a […]
In this mid-July heat, one of the most classic summer activities is going to the dark, highly air-conditioned movie theater to sit down and relax for a while. I went […]
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my birthday in Guangxi Province, China. The day was packed with hiking adventures, sampling local foods, watching traditional dances and concluded with a peaceful evening, […]
An interesting article from a birthmother’s perspective on the adoption versus abortion debate. It’s so important to include them in the conversation, as well.
Star of the Week Authors: Darlene Friedman, Roger Roth (Illustrator) Rating: ★★★★☆ Plot Summary: Star of the Week is a book recommended for children ages 5 – 9 and is about a little […]
Originally posted on Adoption Search and Reunion:
There are approximately 5 million adoptees, which are in the center, 10 million birth parents and 10 million adoptive parents, add brothers, sisters,…
I. In China the new parents named their first daughter with love – A love that in Nanjing would thrive for two years, would nurture and care and produce heartfelt […]