I used to be able to read books a chapter at a time. Two or three or more, even. For the most engaging novels, I could spend an entire afternoon turning pages, getting up only because my Mom told me to go outside or because I had to eat or stretch my legs.
These days I struggle to focus like that. Do you?
Two articles came across my radar yesterday, confirming what I have thought and feared about my own reading habits since the dawn of the digital and social media era: I have lost a skill that was once at the core of my identity. Continue reading The End of Reading as We Knew It
Ding dong, 2018 is dead. Meh…for me and my family, 2018 wasn’t the worst and it wasn’t the best. How about for you?
As we begin a fresh new year full of promise and hope, let’s take a look at the Top 5 posts on this blog from the year that just ended, 2018.
#5…OA 101: What IS Open Adoption?
What IS open adoption anyway? To invoke Inigo Montoya, it may not mean what you think it means.
#4…OA 101: Two Keys for Parents Entering into Open Adoption Continue reading Top 5
It’s a tradition. During this season of contemplating peace and good will towards men (and everyone else) I offer you this short musical vlog.
From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows)
RE: Latin lesson: Dona Nobis Pacem.
Tami, Lori, Sheri
May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.
Lori Holden, mom of a teen son and a teen daughter, blogs from Denver. Her book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole, is available through your favorite online bookseller and makes a thoughtful anytime gift for the adoptive families in your life. Lori was honored as an Angel in Adoption® in 2018 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute.