Archive for February, 2012

 

Kim de Blecourt – Successful Travel to Ukraine

February 29th, 2012

I’ve arrived in Ukraine safely and without incident. Short vlog post (click play button in photo). More soon!

  • Adoption Questions I’ve Been Asked

    Everyone who has adopted or offered foster care has been asked questions. I wonder if the questions we’ve been asked overlap? Let’s find out. 1. Why don’t you just have…

  • “Seeing Is Believing”

    I wanted my readers to see what the Global Orphan Crisis really looks like. If you don’t understand the problems, how can you be part of the answer?

  • Quote Tuesday ~ Family

    “No government can love a child, and no policy can substitute for a family’s care.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution…

  • Keeping Birth Culture Alive

    I came across an article featured in adoptivefamilies.com that listed a number of heritage events and culture camps. Click HERE for the complete list. Culture camps? I was intrigued. So…

  • Walking for Orphans

    James 1:27 is the verse that inspired Barrett Keene’s 3,475 mile walk from Miami, Florida to San Francisco, California. Barret is walking to raise orphan crisis awareness.

  • Quote – Mother Teresa of Calcutta

    “I have come to realize more and more that the greatest disease and the greatest suffering is to be unwanted, unloved, uncared for, to be shunned by everybody, to be…

  • The American/Russian Love/Hate Relationship

    For some, halting international adoptions are a way of retaining headcount for their country. For others, international adoption is an irritation because it limits the feeders into human trafficking, as orphans are a huge (if not the largest) feeder group for this ‘industry.’

  • “October Baby” – Movie Review

    Abortion survivors, two words that don’t seem right together yet when coupled with adoption combine to a great message of hope, healing and love.

  • Did Charles Dickens Save Any Children?

    An interesting piece regarding the impact of Charles Dickens caught my eye in the BBC News this morning. If you love the written word and feel somewhat zealous about the…

 
 

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