Stories to Grow On My mother often suggested I put myself in someone else’s shoes when trying to understand their viewpoint or reaction to a situation. A good story allows me to do just that. And as a parent and educator I know that relating to characters or events in a story often nurtures real learning as opposed to the … Read More
The Benefits: It’s not ALL about Race & Ethnicity!
But let’s not kid ourselves. The international adoption experience and kids’ comfort levels with themselves is hugely interconnected with race and ethnicity. As internationally adopted people explore their identities, “Race/ethnicity is an increasingly significant aspect,” according to the Evan B. Donaldson Institute. Given that truth, and the need for racial/ethnic acceptance as part of oneself, it comes as no surprise … Read More