Tag Archive | "international adoption"

PunditMom Rants (again) About Media Coverage of Adoption — It’s Not Just About Madonna

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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I really try to stick to more political things here at PunditMom, but sometimes I have to speak up when the media gets out of control with its coverage of adoption. This week, the Washington Post wrote this headline, “…

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Dear Vanity Fair, Stop Asking Stupid Questions about Adoption

Thursday, June 26, 2008

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Vanity Fair gets PunditMom’s new “Stupidest Question of the Month” award! I only occasionally buy Vanity Fair, but I’m stocking up on some vacation reading and thought the the July issue would be good on the airplane. Angelina Jolie of …

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Happy Mother’s Day, China Mom

Sunday, May 11, 2008

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Here’s an essay I wanted to share that I wrote a couple of years ago. Plenty of my bloggy friends are getting ready to give birth. But some of us became mothers in a different way, though adoption. There’s another …

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The First Line

Friday, November 2, 2007

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I have been dragging my feet on a big project for some time now. I cleared most of the extraneous things from my calendar. I’m ‘just saying no’ to things I otherwise would have said yes to — writing projects, …

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Before and After

Sunday, September 16, 2007

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My recent San Francisco trip with PunditGirl was the first step on a journey that I never knew I would need to take — the one to try to discover who she was before we entered her life. I was …

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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Well, maybe a thousand miles is a bit of an exaggeration, but today, I’m taking the first step on a journey I’ve been wanting to make for some time — the path to piece together, as much as possible, the …

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ChinaMom

Monday, November 27, 2006

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We’ve talked a lot with PunditGirl about her biological parents in age-appropriate terms ever since she was just a toddler. We’ve read books to her that talk about the subject and have always answered her questions honestly. But the honest …

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The flip side of the coin

Thursday, July 27, 2006

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Following up on my post from yesterday, I was encouraged by the innocence and naivete of one of my daughter’s friends. The perceptions of young children are so interesting to me. There have been SOOO many times that adults …

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