Write your story” is what’s trendy now in adoption circles amongst adoptees. YIKES…I can’t do that. I’ve written seven books, some which tell the circumstances of my story, but my voice…it’s missing. Last night I lay in bed, panicked about not being able to find my voice. Where is my voice? How can I find the voice of the baby,Read more
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“Select items that are representative of each loss and put into the box. (Small items can be used, photos, mementos. The item can be as simple as a button).Read more
With all the changing terminology and philosophy about what an adoptee experiences at relinquishment, author Sherrie Eldridge takes us to the core meaning of what it really means. She reviews expert opinions and then gives a Biblical clue you won’t want to miss.Read more
It’s a gift adoptive parents can’t give, birth parents can’t give, or adoption professionals can’t give. Only other adoptees can give it to one another.
I’ll never forget sitting next to an adoptive mom at an adoption carnival where I was speaking. At the end of the day the time came for the children and teens to come on stage and show the parents an adoption art project they had been working on.Read more
What are adoptive and foster parents to do when their child acts out on birthdays…or when their child shuts down? Here are five beliefs many adoptees have about birthdays and five things parents can do to help comfort the sadness.Read more
There aren’t enough positive things written about adoptive and foster parenting today. ..about the beauty of adoption. Yes, parents have an abundance of challenges, but at times, they need to reflect on how they became a family and celebrate. Sherrie Eldridge gives coaching tips on how to do this.Read more
What do you do when you think you’re searching for gold and the search results are the furthest thing from that? Author Sherrie Eldridge answers this question for fellow adoptees in this post.Read more