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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sunday Linkage

As always, I don't necessarily agree or disagree with these links, but I believe they are important to consider. For those of you new around here, I'm an adoptive momma. Each Sunday I try to post links relevant to the China- adoptive community. I read some of these linkage posts while nodding my head in agreement... others stretch my mind as I seek to understand. Always, always, I consider them.

Why Adoption Hurts: Part 3 (A List)
-- adult adoptee (Korea) Melissa at The Blur... a list of reasons why adoption hurts adoptees

On Painting a Pretty Picture
-- adoptive momma (Ethiopia and China) Christie at A Bushel and a Peck... thoughts about what she will tell her two children about abandonment and what it means

Books and Movies About Adoption
-- adult adoptee (Korea) and adoption social worker Jae Ran Kim at Harlow's Monkey... a list of books and movies about adoption that she has personally reviewed

Hypervigilance and the Adopted Child -- adoptive momma (Thailand) April, who blogs at Amazing Grace, as the Sunday Showcase at the group adoption blog Grown In My Heart... defining, through life examples, hypervigilance, which is an enhanced state of sensory sensitivity accompanied by an exaggerated intensity of behaviors whose purpose is to detect threats

Chinese Child Traffickers Detained
-- adult adoptee (domestic) Kerry at Pound Pup Legacy... detailing the arrests of eight individuals accused of child trafficking within China, as reported by SOS Children's Villages in Canada

Growing Up Adopted -- adult adoptee (domestic) issycat at Adopt This!... more on genetic mirroring and parenting an adopted child

Adoption Fears, Part II
-- adoptive momma (domestic) Kiara at Adoptive Momma of Two... addressing the fear of being unable to love an adopted child the same as a biological child

Dear Diary
-- first mother Cassie at Adoption Truth... sharing some old diary entries of a diary she rediscovered

'SWM, 64, Looking for Asian Woman' -- adoptive momma (China) and adoption author Jean Macleod at Adoption Toolbox... talking with your preteen/ teen Asian-American adoptee about fetishism

An Analogy -- teen adoptee (China) Erin at the group China-adoptee blog One World... an analogy that explains the difference between an immigrant family and an international adoptee

1 comments:

Patricia/NYC said...

Fabulous links, TM!!
Thank you for sharing!!