Many of you know that my parents adopted four children from Haiti before the earthquake. I have recently updated our Adoption Story Page with a fresher, more concise edition or our tale. Please enjoy and don’t be afraid to ask questions at email@example.com!
I thought it might be nice to share some of my favorite adoption-related links from around the web in one place for a change. I share quite a few on the Pineapple Siblings Facebook page, but this might be a little easier to find later on. (You can never know where Facebook might stash a […]
I wrote this post “in praise of boring days” as an adoptive sister who wants to encourage adoptive parents who might feel like they aren’t doing enough with their new kiddos. Four of my siblings came home within three months and the special occasions that followed were often stressful and chaotic. It was the so-called […]
When I first heard of “Room for One More,” I had my doubts. After all, this was a 1952 Cary Grant and Betsy Drake comedy about foster kids. I couldn’t exactly add that up in my mind. Cheesy old comedy meets wards of the state. I knew it had to be another aim at pinning […]
As a Pineapple Sibling, you are probably hearing adults use a lot of new and confusing words when talking about adoption. The “What Is..?” series is my attempt to answer those questions. Last time, we asked, “What is a Home Study?” and today we’re going to ask, “What is…a birth family?” If you were not adopted, then […]