Eliana Peters

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Love, Adoption and the Kids Left Behind

Love is a funny thing. I fell in love with my daughter Zawadi the first moment I saw her big head perched precariously on her shrunken little body, sitting with five other babies being fed in turn from the same spoon. She was my baby bird, delicate but could she ever squawk! Just over a year old at …

Parenting

This is How One Mom Turned Hateful Words Said To Her Adopted Daughters Into a Powerful Message of Compassion

Illustrator and photographer Kim Kelley-Wagner of Words Written in Crayon adopted two daughters from China, and noticed that people sometimes say …

Every Time Foster Kids Move, They Lose Months of Academic Progress

How instability wreaks havoc on these children's school lives—and what can be done to fix it<p>When 12-year-old Jimmy Wayne’s parents dropped him off at a motel and drove away, he became the newest member of the North Carolina Foster Care system. Over the next two years in the foster care system, he …