For as long as I can remember, holidays, specifically Christmas, have always been my favorite times of the year. Looking back at past Christmases, I think the reason they were so good was because my family had traditions that we would repeat every year. Korean holidays follow along the same lines, in that most of them are based… Read More Korean Holiday Traditions
Our guest blogger this week is Cynthia Landesberg, a reader who has connected with us via this blog. Cynthia is a life-long Marylander who lives with her husband and 3 1/2 year old son, who is also a KAD. She most recently worked as a lawyer at a family law legal clinic, but now spends her… Read More From Adoptee to Adoptive Parent
A wise mentor once told me, “Almost every conflict/frustration/disappointment in life can be traced back to an unmet expectation. If spelled out clearly in the beginning, you can avoid a lot of heartache!” Unfortunately, this key piece of advice that I now live by came a little too late – several years after my birth family… Read More Stop Treating Me Like Your Daughter!
Our guest blogger this week is Nicole Freeman, a reader who has connected with us via Instagram. Nicole is a web developer currently living in Queens New York. She was raised on Long Island (her accent is really gross, but she secretly loves it). When she’s not being a code monkey, she loves training for… Read More Voting for a Goldfish
Our guest blogger this week is Bethany Kenstowicz, a fellow adoptee we met via this blog, who has become a dear friend to us! Bethany is a KAD who seeks to encourage other first-generation college, graduate, and law school students throughout their own journey of identity and independence. She currently lives in Tacoma, Washington with… Read More It’s OK to Call me Korean…I Am!