Adoptive Families

Legacy of an Adopted Child

Once there were two women who never knew each other. One you do not remember the other you call mother. Two different lives shaped to make your one One became your guiding star, the other became your sun. The first gave you life and the second taught you to live it. The first gave you…

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6 Well Know Public Figures You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple – Adoptee The Steve Jobs story is in many ways typical of a classic adoption success. His biological parents were unmarried 23-year-old students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The father, Abdul Fattah Jandali, was a Syrian Muslim immigrant; his mother, Joanne Carole Schieble, a Swiss-American. Reportedly under…

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Everyone Needs a Role Model

Everyone needs a role model.  They teach us about ourselves. In children, they help to define what they feel is important and meaningful.  Sometimes children compare themselves, and when they believe that they share characteristics, it can help them to believe in themselves.

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