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An Invitation to Join the Adoptee’s Hero Journey

What Adoptees and Foster Kids Can Do When Life Seems Impossible

Bob and I started with nothing almost 54 years ago. I was barely 20 for our shot-gun wedding at which time I launched into marriage and motherhood in one fell swoop. Because Bob worked so hard to provide over those years, we got to go on our first Caribbean cruise a year ago. The mental battle was real: Will I

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When You Write to Publish, Don’t Forget This!

Announcing Little Branch Gets Adopted children's Book

Yesterday, LITTLE BRANCH GETS ADOPTED became available for purchase on! I am celebrating with my publisher, Marcinson Press, by eating chocolate cake. I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to be able to make this available to adoptive and foster parents, plus anyone who loves an adoptee. It’s for kids, ages 5-12. The Story of Little Branch  The

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Why Some Adoptees Are Angry and Others Aren’t

Say What? You're Not Angry?

Imagine a five-year old whose parents were wiped out in a car wreck. She’s just attended their funeral and then witnessed their coffins lowered six feet into the ground. If you were to strike up a conversation with this child as her aunt takes her hand and leads her to the car, what do you believe the child would say?

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