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Positive Adoption Language|
Deanna Kahler, BellaOnline's Adoption Editor
Do you use language that is positive and respectful when talking about adoption? Some people without even realizing it may use terms that can be considered hurtful or offensive. Here's a look at a few common adoption language faux pas - and some more respectful alternatives.
A Fearless Step Four|
Kathy L., BellaOnline's 12 Step Recovery Editor
Step Four moves us into action. We finally begin to discover who we are and the many "whys" of our behavior. This is one of the few steps that is really all about YOU!
Family Features - Full Listing
A Childhood with Down Syndrome
Babies with Down syndrome who grow up with friends with similar interests or geography often have more in common with their family and mainstream peers than they do with other chromosomally enhanced children and teens.
Scripture memorization has numerous benefits but has been difficult. Only recently have I taken the time to conquer the discipline. I'll share a few tips that have helped.
The Day We Met You - Book Review
If you're looking for adoption books to share with your toddler, check out this review of The Day We Met You by Phoebe Koehler
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
But the Greatest of These Is Love
This book is a beautiful journey of faith, love and international adoption from Russia. Debbie Barrow Michael not only discusses her adoption story, but also the mysterious ways God works in our lives.
Big Berkey Water Filter
If you´re looking for a water filter system that removes athogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites and reduces harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, and VOCs without removing the beneficial minerals your body needs- please visit http://BigBerkey.com.
Bum2 Twin Daily Journal
With this bum2 book, you´ll be able to clearly see when you last fed your twin bums, how many diapers your bums went through, how long and when your bums slept, as well as record those all-important (but easy to forget) firsts. The simple layout enables you to quickly see trends and patterns, allowing you to plan your day, get you and your bums on a schedule, and answer your pediatrician´s detaile