Archive for March, 2014

ACLU and Catholic Church Team Up Against Pennsylvania Adoption Bill

ACLU and Catholic Church Team Up Against Pennsylvania Adoption Bill

Written by on 22 March, 2014 in Adoption with 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania legislature has a bill HB 162 to open original records to adoptees.  Unfortunately, the ACLU and the Catholic Church have teamed up to stop the bill from going through. “Evil thrives when good people do nothing,” by Edmund Burke. Or worse, when good people encourage it.  That goes for the church too.  Roe […]

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How Ohio Right to Life Could Include the Full Adoption Triad into their Bill.

How Ohio Right to Life Could Include the Full Adoption Triad into their Bill.

Written by on 19 March, 2014 in Adoption, Blog with 0 Comments

No one likes to be ignored and trivialized especially those who feel that they have something to share that would make a difference.  If you have been traumatized because of adoption, you want to see changes.  There is an entire herd of us with similar experiences, why ignore us?  Not all of us have pretty […]

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Adopt a Dog – Adopt a Child – Adopt a Highway

Adopt a Dog – Adopt a Child – Adopt a Highway

Written by on 17 March, 2014 in Adoption with 0 Comments

First, I love my dogs.  When I had my 14 year old doxie put down in July of 2013 I cried harder and had a longer recovery time than I did when some adoptive family members passed away.  However, animals and children should not be put in the same category.  The children in the adoption category […]

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Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis Dead Because They’re Black?

Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis Dead Because They’re Black?

Written by on 2 March, 2014 in Adoption with 0 Comments

U.S. has Declared Open Season on Teenage Black Boys.  My sympathies go out to all the African American mothers of teenage sons across the U.S.  Honestly, I can say I thought that as a country we had come further since Martin Luther King Jr. walked this land than this.  Two teenage black boys shot and […]

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Older Adoptees Managing Money

Older Adoptees Managing Money

Written by on 1 March, 2014 in Adoption with 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s just fun to reminisce about the early days with our children.  I began giving Alex an allowance when he first got home with us from Ukraine at eleven years old, and since he couldn’t speak any English I couldn’t explain what an allowance was all about.  It wasn’t a lot of money each […]

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