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Have you ever dreamed of reconnecting with someone from your past?

  Do you have a curious nature? Have you ever dreamed about an old flame, a child, a sibling, a parent, a friend or a neighbor and wondered where they are today, or if they’re even still alive? In your … Continue reading

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“Adopted? Yuck it up! Laughter is cheap medicine”

Nobody makes it out alive, so don’t take life too seriously. Surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Individuals who see humor in things and laugh regularly have healthier hearts and live longer. Laughter does not require large amounts … Continue reading

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Adoption—the benefits of “psycho-cybernetics” by Judith Land

Lacking self-identity, feeling insecure and existentially uncertain of their place in the world many adoptees suffer low self-esteem, which is the single most important emotional gauge of future happiness, success, feelings of well being, confidence and positive assurances. Our self-image … Continue reading

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“Adoption and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs”

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908–1970), an American professor of psychology, founded humanistic psychology. He was best known for his theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Humanistic psychology theory suits people who see the … Continue reading

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“Adoption Celebrations!” Judith Land | Adoption Detective

Life’s special events should be remembered, celebrated and memorialized—but what about adoption? How should adoptions be celebrated? Social gatherings serve an important function for families and children by keeping us connected and reminding us of our special family bonds. Weddings, … Continue reading

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“Self-esteem and social competence of the adopted child”

“Child development is greatly influenced by the way parents interact with their children. Early intervention techniques are especially important for children who are orphaned, fostered and adopted.” —Judith Land Verbal skills and other learned behaviors measured by appropriate standardized tests are … Continue reading

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