For adoptees, exit from one family and entrance into another can create an array of emotional challenges. This major life change can lead to challenges both in the years immediately following the adoption as well as in the future when the adoptee attempts to delve deeper into who he is and forms relationships with others.
As you delve deeper into your yoga practice, probably the most important things you will learn are being present in the moment, focusing on your breath, and going farther while finding comfort in each asana (pose). Calorie-counting may be the last thing on your mind. But if you practice yoga as part of a health plan to help you lose weight, how much does each yoga session contribute to your efforts?
This post is sponsored by Twin Sisters and Independent Lens. Can you imagine being over 5,000 miles away from your siblings actually your identical twin whom you’ve only met a handful of times? I can’t. As the youngest of five I can never imagine being separated from my four sisters, like ever. The years between…
One of the most cherished gifts you can give your child is a sense of her history. Who is her family? Where are they from? And, what have they accomplished? A family tree can help put faces to names as well as help sort out the confusion of aunts, uncles and cousins and will give a new meaning to the word “family.” Starting a family tree is not too complicated, and may lead to a lifelong passion for genealogy.