Where to Find Gluten-Free Recipes and Meals

What is Celiac disease? Celiac Disease causes inflammation in the small intestine, which only can be controlled by the right type of diet that has a specific focus on Gluten.  People who suffer from Celiac Disease must eat gluten free foods in order to control the inflammation of the smaller intestine. In … Read more

Adoption Part 2 – Bulgaria Phase

  Adoption in the United States continues to be popular but international adoptions are on the decline. According to the Legal Language site the reason international adoptions are declining is due to due the tragedy of the adoption program in Guatemala where women were being paid to place their children into adoption … Read more

Adoption – Initial Stages – Part 1

  Stirrings – 1965-1997: Adoptions have always near to my heart. From my earlier teenager years, I imagined having a couple of kids of my very own; then I desired to adopt an infant. ? Dreaming of adopting a child It would be an Asian baby-perhaps coming from Korea or Vietnam. Adolescent … Read more

Does Food Dye Cause Hyperactive Behavior in Children?

I have always thought that food dye contributes to hyperactive behavior, so it was interesting to read more on what more mainstream groups say about food dye and the role it plays in behavior. Food dye may possibly be the reason of hyperactivity in kids Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration … Read more

Cooking – A Simple Way To Bond With Kids

  As we all know, a great meal is one of the best ways to have a truly satisfactory experience. That is certainly no different for kids too! Every parent wants to have happy children and spend fun-loving moments with them. But these days, most parents are busy with their hectic schedule … Read more

Fine Wine and Dinner

  I love fine wines is a very popular statement made by many people today who really love drinking their wines. It is not hard to figure out that once you have tasted a fine wine you cannot go back to soda pop. When you are eaten delicious dinner, you most certainly … Read more

You’ve decided to adopt, now what?

Adoption represents an incredible and exciting journey for people intent on creating or building a family. People choose adoption for many reasons. You even hear on the news of celebrities adopting from foreign countries and making the news.  If you have decided that adoption is the right choice for you, this decision … Read more

Adoption – Shifting Winds

What a day! Gabriel has been sick since yesterday afternoon and I am always caught off guard now by the extreme behaviors we experience around here when Gabriel isn’t feeling well. In the beginning, when our kids had just moved in, baby talk, defiant mouths, psycho giggling were all just par for … Read more

Supporting Adopted Students: Parents and Teachers Working Together

  Adoption-related School Issues The school experience is a significant factor in shaping a child and his future – and it is a factor that can be impacted by adoption issues. Adopted children face extra emotional work coping with feelings of rejection, loss, and divided loyalties. These challenges can affect their behavior … Read more