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Have A Great Long Weekend

The first long weekend of the warm weather season is here! We hope you find restoration and positive connection with ones you love near and far. We’re celebrating with lots of interesting reads this week. Enjoy!

We talked about slow parenting in our blog this week. It’s a hands-off parenting style that more people are embracing.

Chances are, we all know someone who has been touched by infertility. It is tough to know what to say to a friend who is struggling to get pregnant. Cup of Jo explores beautiful ways in which you can offer authentic support. 

Catherine Anderson runs a blog called “Mama C and the Boys” which discusses transracial and single parent adoption. This particularly meaningful post talks about getting “the call.” 

Great news coming out of New York! A recent case upheld anti-discrimination adoption policies, and ruled that an agency could not discriminate against LGBTQ couples. 

Hoda Kotb adopted a second child and she is the sweetest!

Nicole Chung, a contributing write for BuzzFeed, talks about how she had a love/hate relationship with her Korean heritage and being adopted.

Todd VanDerWerff  reflects on his experience being adopted and how it shaped his youth.

An amazing story out of Washington: Jillian Titus had the unique opportunity to pick her parents!

16 myths about adoption that we need to stop believing and perpetuating. 

We are going to send you off with some love for the Heart Chakra, our body’s emotional center. Adoption blogger Lavender Luz shows us how to tap into it.

Have an amazing weekend, full of self-love.