Monthly Archives: December 2011

From Eden to Oz to the Titanic

This old Negro spiritual dates back to American slavery, and expresses the pain and sorrow of separation.  Some say that it depicts a literal separation of mother and child, and some say it is a metaphor for the separation of … Continue reading

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Wait…Your Kids Are Adopted?!!!

Last time I shared about our continuous narrative of our children’s origins, beginning from their first days home.  You may recall our Chinese housekeeper’s surprise at learning that our kids were adopted.  They looked and seemed and felt like ours … Continue reading

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“Mommy, Where Did I Come From?”

As promised, I will share what my children, now all grown, have taught me about this whole adoption thing.  I have to back track a bit to share how we explained their arrival in our family.  But first I have … Continue reading

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