GoDaddy is facing strong backlash over their latest Super Bowl ad. The ad stars a puppy who gets lost. When the puppy finally makes it home, the owner is thrilled. Why? Because she'd just sold the puppy online using a website she built with GoDaddy.
Testimony from a grateful mother, November 2014
I want you both to know that by making that decision to adopt me three decades ago, Grandma and Grandpa truly changed my life. In a matter of a year, I went from being an orphan to becoming someone's daughter.
When we find our identify in our circumstance, we miss out on the opportunity to make our tomorrow better. By choosing to rise above our circumstances, we become a beacon of hope to a world that needs it.
When families struggle to address the consequences of children's early adversity, they should be able to receive -- as a matter of course integral to the adoption process, and not as an "add-on" that can be subtracted -- services that meet their needs and sustain them.
The need for false birth certificates to maintain adoption as a lie has passed. It is obsolete. Yet, we are still living with outdated adoption laws and procedures that have not kept pace with the changing mores.
This book is for everyone who is struggling. This book is for everyone who needs a good story to show them some ways out and that it is possible. That we all have the power to change our lives; the power to define our own happy ending.
People use Craigslist and Facebook for just about anything nowadays, even giving away pets. Don't do this! Dog fighters scour Craigslist and Facebook all day looking for pets they can use as bait. Craigslist is a gold mine to animal abusers and dog fighters.
Wilma (a chocolate lab) and Betty (a black lab) were found together, dumped on the street. They are 10-plus years old and would love a comfy home to live their last few years in.
Adoption is already a second chance safety net for orphans and children in need. It does not come with guarantees, a refund policy, or a legal way out of all responsibility.
Adoption is a multi-faceted, complex phenomenon replete with conundrums. No matter how happy, every adoption begins with a tragedy of loss and separation. Yet some adoptive parents and the general public cling to preconceived, romanticized notions of adoption, seeing it through a narrow one-dimensional lens that is distorted by myth.
We all want life to be easy for our kids and sometimes, it's hard to see him standing out when he'd rather fit in. My son's limb difference isn't always the first thing people notice, but eventually, they notice.
Those who object to international adoption and are working to end it have failed to tell us just exactly what the better alternative would be.
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I am hoping this blog is shared with everyone who has a child... actually I am hoping this is shared with everyone who has a heart. Maybe you aren't Marcus's future family. But maybe someone who reads the post you share is.
Two boys were praised for their efforts rescuing a puppy who was stuck between a fence and a concrete wall on a freezing Boston night.