All posts tagged: transracial adoption

Pre-Trial Results

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Foster Care / Wrestling with Angels

So, the pre-trial finally happened yesterday, after two delays (the original was scheduled in June). Unfortunately, things are still not moving as smoothly as we’d like. E’s bio-mom had apparently not had a chance to look over the proposed open adoption arrangement, so that is still pending. E’s bio-dad was there, and is not at all willing to even consider an open adoption arrangement, so a trial date has been set for mid-January. Most involved […]

Film Review: Adopted

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Adoption / Resource Reviews

In filmmaker Barb Lee’s debut, she focuses her lens on two families, both white with an adopted daughter from Asia. We are introduced first to Jennie, an adult adopted from Korea in the ’70s. As she struggles with the impending death of her mother from brain cancer, Jennie also struggles with her identity. Having grown up with parents who were taught to be “color-blind,” and who still stress that they don’t see her as Korean, […]