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Advice for Older Siblings of Adopted Children

When we decided as a family to adopt my little brother and sister, I was 20 years old. My biological siblings’ ages ranged from 22 to 14. I was living at home after graduating college and was working to save money to get the heck out of Dodge. Looking back at the confusion and frustration… Continue reading Advice for Older Siblings of Adopted Children

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Very Bien- My Franglais Missed Connection

Two things happened on the same day recently that opened up a subject that I have desperately tried to avoid for a while now: my tempestuous relationship with the French language. Ever since I chose it over Spanish in seventh grade, my French has been a source of pride and shame in equal measure. Pride… Continue reading Very Bien- My Franglais Missed Connection