Tag Archives: International Adoption

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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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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Connecting with Other Adoptive Families

So, just how does one go about connecting with other adoptive families within the Korean adoption community?  Here are some things that may be helpful to consider: Are you hoping to connect with families at the same point in their … 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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Josh Kelley – Naleigh Moon

Love this video!  Love this song!  

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Korea Adoption in the News

A handful of things in the news that may be of interest.  Some of the items are dated but may still be of interest.  Please talk to your agencies directly for the most up-to-date information regarding your family’s adoption process. … Continue reading

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MPAK: Termination of Parental Rights in Korea

Title: A Dream Come True – Termination of Parental Rights in Korea Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011 Author: Steve Morrison, MPAK “The Korean National Assembly has just passed a new bill yesterday (December 29, 2011) that would allow more children … Continue reading

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Korea Adoption Travel – Basic Packing List for Baby / Toddler

The topic of what to pack for your child when traveling to Korea to bring your child comes up on a fairly regular basis.  I always struggle with how much to pack on these trips. Ultimately in terms of how … Continue reading

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Book: “Who Will Answer” by Dr. David Hyungbok Kim

I just finished reading “Who Will Answer” by Dr. David Hyungbok Kim. “Dr. Kim’s book chronicles his meeting with the late Harry Holt in 1956, and their subsequent work together to find loving adoptive families for the homeless children in war-torn.” My … Continue reading

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