Thursday, May 17, 2012

Blogaholics Anonymous

I'm a blog addict, an information junkie. I read decorating blogs, home organization blogs, adoption blogs, political blogs - anything that makes me learn or think or laugh or grow. Here's a smattering of posts I've enjoyed lately. Disclaimer: By posting these links, I'm not saying I endorse all the views expressed; but I am saying they made me think.

This was a good week for adoption related posts.

What I Learned About Motherhood by Being an Adoptive Parent - unique lessons learned through transracial, international adoption.

Realistic Expectations:  Child Preparation - this is a must read for any parent preparing to adopt an older child from China.  We take a year or more to prepare emotionally and intellectually for the adoption.  The child, on the other hand, may only learn about it moments before we walk through the door.  This post explains why.

An Open Letter to Adoptive Parents - An adult adoptee share info she wants all adoptive parents to know.

Where is the Mommy-War for the Motherless Child? Working moms vs. stay at home moms.  Breast feeding vs. bottle feeding.  Home school vs. private school vs. public school.  For once, here's a mommy-war worth fighting.

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