Welcome to my blog on adoption!  Since retiring from my practice as a private adoption practitioner, I am no longer adding additional blog entries.  However, I hope that the information contained within my past blogs will be of interest and help to those of you currently pursuing adoption.  Happy reading!                  Lori

Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Happy Adoption Month!

Posted by Lori Rosove on Friday, November 16, 2012, In : Adoption 
Kudos to Family and Children's Services of Waterloo region for this outstanding video on adopting children:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnkOl8iSY1k. The timing is fantastic considering November is Adoption Awareness month. Awareness is the key word in that sentence. 

How did it come to be that many people share a generally agreed upon perception that older children are 'damaged goods' and therefore unadoptable? (By older, let's say more than three). Was it a Hollywood movie, a newspaper arti...

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I Have Two Families

Posted by Lori Rosove on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, In : Adoption 
Adoption is not the ideal situation for any child, but it can be good...really good. But just because something is good doesn't mean there aren't some aspects that don't feel so good. Rejection doesn't feel good. Abandonment doesn't feel good. Not knowing who you came from doesn't feel good. But this IS the reality for so many adopted children. Especially children adopted internationally.

So, what to do? Just give up on the whole idea of adoption? Is it really not a good idea after all? No, I'...

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