#DawnDavenport gives us lots to think about when dreaming of #parenting #twins through #adoption.
Three #families adopting from #HopscotchAdoptions’ #Waiting #Child Program received their Article 16 Packages this week!
Brothers and sisters torn apart by foster care or #adoption get to see each other for one glorious week every year, at a summer camp that aims to reconnect separated siblings.
Someone posted yesterday on the Creating a Family Facebook Support Group that they were just starting the adoption process and felt overwhelmed and defeated by the cost of adoption. We received a question for yesterday’s show from a couple that had spent all their savings on a failed IVF cycle and were now wondering how to afford another round. Yeah, no two ways about it, both adoption and infertility are expensive.
Moving Yerevan is an emotive response to the meeting of 47 dancers and the metropolis. Too intuitive and almost impossible to clarify in formal terms, Moving Yerevan can be loosely described as playful filmmaking meets the hidden language of dance.
Assisted reproductive technology is a multi-billion dollar industry. But no one ever questions the value or proposes that doctors start doing IVF for free. Sometimes people complain that insurance companies should cover the costs, but no one argues that the reproductive technology industry should not be allowed to profit off their work.
New York is a big city, and the sheer size of it can be overwhelming for anyone. Now imagine what it feels like if you are a little person. Jonathan Novick, 22, has achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism.
Whether to change an adopted child’s name is always a hot topic for adopters and adoptees. Some people are passionately for it, others passionately against it, and most somewhere in the middle.
There is a type of comment I regularly get on this blog from the anti-adoption nuts: “The money you are spending to bring just one child out of her country could be used to build a clinic or school, fund a doctor, public health nurse, or teacher for a year, to improve the lives of everyone in the village. How is taking one child benefitting the thousands left behind?”