Tag Archives: adoptee

Use the “Emotion Wheel” to get in Touch with Your Feelings

Judith Land is the author of the book “Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted Child” a book that belongs in the Pantheon of Adoption Classics. Donna Montabano
Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adoption—What is a soliloquy?

“Have you ever talked to yourself when you assumed nobody was listening? That’s a soliloquy. Adoption is a topic fraught with emotions, feelings, personal conflicts, tension, suspense, uncertainty, fear, and drama that stimulates self-reflection. It’s a topic that stimulates deep … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adoption Secrets

“The heart of a mother that abandons her child holds a sea of secrets, hiding in the dark like a vampire ready to jump out and bite you. Some family secrets are generations old and others newly created. Healthy families tend … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adoption and Uncanny Dreams

“When I was a child I dreamed of my mother—a reoccurring vision of someone I was too young to recall. I didn’t even know her name. She was performing on stage, playing the violin in a symphony orchestra in Paris. … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Adoption—Transcendence is Key to a Better Life

“Transcendence refers to the very highest and most inclusive levels of human consciousness. Adoptees that learn to ‘transcend’ the limitations of conventional thinking and common obstacles of daily living are best able to overcome continuous dull pain to achieve good … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, adoption-blogs, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adoption Stories

“In the mind of a writer, the protagonist of an adoption story is usually an isolated figure that brings a strong will to bear against great sufferings.” Judith Land  “Nobody writes books about silence and all the things that nobody … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Adoption, Cursive Writing and Communication

“Beware of exposing your secrets to Mother Nature and Father Time. The sea is boundless, if you expose your confidential thoughts to the ocean, don’t blame the waves for revealing them to the shore.” Judith Land Communication is very important … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Adoption—The Vicissitudes of Life

“Nothing contributes more to the amusement of the reader than the tempo of significant life events and the vicissitudes of fortune, evolving circumstances that create the emotional ups and downs that adoptees face every day.” Judith Land Life to adoptees … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adoption—Calming the Monkey Mind

“Have you ever found yourself dominated by the ‘monkey mind’ part of your brain that insists on being heard—the voice inside of your head that is always chattering, making it impossible to stay focused on the moment. This is the … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Adoption—When things go utterly right…

What would your life be like, if things always went the way you wanted? An adoption plan cannot be created without the birth parents making a life-altering decision. Adoptive parents take full parental and legal custody of the child with … Continue reading

Posted in adopted, adoptee, Adoption, Children | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments