World Wide Wednesday – November 11, 2015

iStock_000003621765_LargeIt’s World Wide Wednesday! Here’s what’s news in the world of foster care and adoption around the web:

  • In the October 2015 issue of NCFA’s Adoption Advocate, Nicole Strickland − birth mother and co-founder of BirthMom Buds − shares how she helped create a birth mother community and found the support she needed. Nicole also offers recommendations for how adoption agencies and attorneys, adoptive parents, and friends and family members can support birth parents during and after placement.
  • Building Identity: “Who Can I Be?” There are tons of ways to teach your child about his birth culture. Elizabeth Larsen discusses culture camps, heritage trips, and more.
  • “The Meetings of the Moms” An adoptee writes about the first moment her adoptive mother and birth mother met in person, after she embarked on a search to find her birth mom.

Have news you’d like to share? Please post in our comments!

Inclusion in this post does not imply an endorsement by the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families. The Coalition is not responsible for the content of these resources.


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