Lots of activity at Open Adoption Bloggers this month! Here is a little roundup of all that went on around the site.
- In roundtable #45, we wrote about open adoption and time.
- In roundtable #46, we shared our experiences with seeking counseling around adoption issues.
- In March’s Adoption Blog Hop, bloggers imagined their lives as movies. There were some fun answers!
- The first OAB book club discussed Megan’s Birthday Tree.
- This month’s “Meet the Bloggers” interview was with adoptive mom and adult adoptee Natalie of Our Old Southern House.
- Contributor Kat Cooley shared her experience of triggers in media and looked at the results of a survey of adult adoptees’ opinions on openness.
- Guest blogger Rebecca Hawkes wrote about the importance of adoptive parents’ participation in the adoptee rights movement.
- When children in guest blogger Lacie’s extended family made some awkward comments about adoption, she created personalized storybooks to give them the information they needed. She shared the story and her book template in a pair of posts.
- Rachel Garlinghouse told us about her new book, Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent’s Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children. She is also giving a copy to one lucky OAB reader. The giveaway ends April 4–don’t miss it!
- The third “Meet, Share, Write” told us about upcoming adoption conferences and opportunities for bloggers to see their writing published.
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