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Ethiopian Adoption

Why Have a Birth Family Search Conducted?

Dina McQueen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
Dina McQueen

Some adopted children will not express interest in knowing their past. Others will become obsessed with exploring their roots. In my experience as an adoptive mother of one daughter born in Ethiopia, you will not know which personality your child owns until she acquires the language to tell you so.

The Legacy of Ethiopian Adoptee Hana Williams

Sharon Van Epps | Posted 09.09.2015 | Parents
Sharon Van Epps

Strangers and acquaintances question visibly adoptive families like ours all the time -- most with friendly curiosity, a few with hostility.

Open Letter to the Ethiopian Adoption Community

Dina McQueen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Dina McQueen

Many adoptive mothers of Ethiopian-born children "chat" in private online venues and express strong desires to see heads of adoption agencies imprisoned. Mothers continue to feel angry and saddened every time a new story further illustrates what sometimes transpires to get a child out of Africa.