My top 12 posts of 2007 – numbers 8 through 5

December 31st, 2007
Categories: Blog Info

Happy New Year's Eve everybody! To celebrate the end of 2007 and the beginning of 2008, I am highlighting my favorite 12 posts from 2007 on this transracial adoption blog. I have chosen these posts for a variety of reasons, but mostly because they truly represent to me what transracial adoption is all about, and what I feel the most passionately about. I hope you enjoy the recap. :) #8 - Walking the Line - This post came after two others that I wrote about being a parent in a transracial adoptive family. First I had written about some of the truths about race for adoptive parents and then I had written about some of my own personal truths and beliefs about race

Belane knows she has a family

August 22nd, 2006
Categories: Belane's Adoption

Belane is also now waiting for that wonderful day when Josh and I walk through the doors at AHOPE for the second time and hold her in our arms once again...this time for keeps. Of course at age two and a half, how much she understands about what is going to happen and how much her life is going to change is hard to tell, but she now knows she has a family that loves her. She knows she has a Mom and a Dad. She knows she has brothers and sisters. On August 17, Denise, the most wonderful volunteer for AAI, brought Belane her “welcome bag” from us. Inside of it was a t-shirt from where we live, a bunch of sheets… [more]