Review-Stories to Grow On – Reviewing Red Thread Sisters

Stories to Grow On  My mother often suggested I put myself in someone else’s shoes when trying to understand their viewpoint or reaction to a situation.  A good story allows me to do just that.  And as a parent and educator I know that relating to characters or events in a story often nurtures real learning as opposed to the … Read More

The Benefits: Being There is Validating—Making Me Real

We’ve discussed the complexities related to: • Preparation • Traveling into unknowns • And those tied to the “right age to travel.” While there are no doubt countless other complexities, I thought I’d balance the table a bit and talk about the positives of a homeland journey. For starters, being there is validating. That is, for many adoptees, their very … Read More