Tag Archives: Adoption

Stand With Me

I wanted to share something that has been on my heart for a while. It involves giving. As I have grown up, I’ve always found it easy to give financially, to bring a meal, to offer service to those I … Continue reading

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Connecting with Holt

Holt International Children’s Services has announced that they will be discontinuing support for the Holt forum effective February 1, 2014. Holt encourages families and friends to stay connected to Holt through their social media sites and to look for connection … Continue reading

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Holt Guest House, “Family Room” (#405)

We traveled to Seoul in late November/early December 2013 and had the opportunity to stay at the Holt guest house for a week.  We had 4 people in our party, 2 adults (my husband and me) and our young children … Continue reading

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Importance of Documenting Your Child’s Mongolian Spots

As we near back-to-school time, I’m strongly recommending to my friends who have children with Mongolian Spots that you make sure that the Mongolian Spots are well documented with your child’s pediatrician as well as with their teacher, schools (file), … Continue reading

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Adoptive Families: Age by Age Guide to Talking to Your Kids about Adoption

Adoptive Families has a helpful age-by-age guide to talking to your kids about adoption. Title: Adoption Through a Child’s Eyes Author: Lois Melina Quote: “By tuning in to what children understand about adoption at different ages, our talks become richer, … Continue reading

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Blog post: Things to know during early transition period

I wanted to recommend a blog post written by an adoptive mother about things that were important to do or have when you first bring your child home.  Some of the things are specific to adopting from Ethiopia but others … Continue reading

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Holt International Magazine – Winter 2012

Holt AP friends, did you get the latest Holt International magazine? Be sure to check out the Waiting Child page. If you have a mobile device like an iPad, iPhone, etc., they have added barcode (QR code) technology to the … Continue reading

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