“I’m Home!”–One of My Favorite Stories

Kari Lemons and her family just returned from Cambodia Ties 2011. She posted this wonderful story on our Facebook page. With permission, and a HUGE smile on my face, I share it with you. Kari writes: My favorite picture of the whole trip is from our first day touring around in Cambodia. We were at Banteay Srei Temple early in … 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