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Halloween in Brooklyn

Halloween is an exciting time for children and adults alike; we have a pretty large number of kids walking door to door, trick or treating and scavenging for sweets. Most of the neighborhood houses, businesses and buildings are decorated for Halloween in hopes to transport the kids to “The Land of Scary and Read more »

Dad’s Birthday

Bella and I, as well as the entire family,  had a blast at my fathers’ birthday; he is 74 years young and going strong and can’t wait to play with his grandkids. Happy Birthday, Dad!!!! Read more »

Spinach pie for dinner

Bella surprised me with this amazingly tasty Spinach pie for dinner. I love her cooking, she transforms simple ingredients into meals. Yum! Read more »

Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Child

Cosmopolitan published the bellow article a while back, I’m sure most of us already possess this information but it’s nicely compiled and presented. “The most important person in an adoption is the child, not you. If I could tell you just one thing that is of utmost importance, this would be it. The child Read more »

Here is What It Was Like to Adopt a Child

A great article on the adoption journey of different women. This month, November marks National Adoption Awareness Month. And if you’re considering adoption, it’s likely plenty of questions have crossed your mind. While you can research those curiosities online, all the logistical info in the world can’t Read more »

Child Adoption Fraud Scheme

This is an absolutely abominable article on the New York times website. He offered each of the expecting mothers $10,000 to put their newborns up for adoption, siphoning off money for housing and health care after arranging for them to travel more than 5,000 miles from the Marshall Islands to the United States, prosecutors Read more »

An article: Using Award Travel to Adopt My Newborn Daughter

Bringing a child into the world can be stressful under the best of circumstances. Preparing to fly to adopt a child whenever she’s born, and then fly her home just days later, adds another whole layer of stress. Fortunately, with a little bit of research, we were prepared and miles really saved the day. They made it Read more »

In the Spirit of “National Stepfamily Day”

In the Spirit of “National Stepfamily Day” wanted to share this dictum with you. Author unknown. Photographer unknown. “Parenting is not a competition; We are all on the same side. The side that loves and supports our children.” Read more »

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

Just wanted to take a minute to bring awareness to suicide and to horrifying statistics: one person dies every 40 seconds. Please be kind to each other. Here are 3 of our poems we want to share to help to spread love, encouragement and hope. You’re too young to feel this pain You’re too young to know this shame You are Read more »

Amazing book and lots to think about “Before We Were Yours”

Recently have read this amazing book and now contemplating how far Adoption practices have come in America, or have they? Are we diving into new kind of shark-infested waters with the internet and the new tech-assisted practices? Plot: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical Read more »

Identical Strangers documentary, thoughts and emotions

We have recently watched Identical Strangers documentary, what an amazing and heart-wrenching story. This documentary presents a lot of interesting perspectives and moral dilemmas that have to do with adoptive children, processes and practices that were employed. Controversial and unethical treatments of children, birth Read more »

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