A Girl Like Her — Ann Fessler in Columbus

You are invited to join the Ohio Birthparent Group when they present Ann Fessler hosting a showing of her documentary, A Girl Like Her. In honor of OBG’s second anniversary and National Adoption Month, director Ann Fessler (a graduate of The Ohio State University) introduces this screening and signs copies of her related book, The Girls Who Went Away, at a reception afterward.

2011 Open Adoption Symposium

I am so very excited to be presenting at the 2011 Symposium Opening Adoption: Realities, Possibilities and Challenges this fall in Richmond, VA. Because I volunteered to help them with their brochures and landing pages for the conference, I’ve been privvy to some of the amazing names who will be there including keynoters James Gritter and Adam Pertman but also …

Kids who need more

I turned in the edits on the disruption article yesterday and then sometime later in the afternoon, I found a video of the “still face” experiment (I can’t remember where). I find this video kind of hard to watch because of the baby’s stress; I’ll just warn you that if you have a hard time watching babies cry, this might …