Category: Adoption Blog

Various blogs, interviews, videos, shared pages and all contents pertaining to adoption.

Podcast blog on IPSIFY

First Podcast blog on adoption site, IPSIFY. Very happy to finally be releasing this – for two reasons. The first is that I’d like to draw your attention to my dear friend’s site, IPSIFY, a very colourful site full of interesting adoption articles. Here’s the link IPSIFY Thomas has recently conducted an interview, which includes a podcast, with yours truly in regards to my work. Thanks Thomas, for creating this informative site and your time

Adoptive Parent Interview – Live

Adoption in that era, the 1950’s through to early 1970’s, was considered the answer to an infertile, married couple. Society’s expectation that a married couple have children, placed pressure on married couples, so the government came up with the solution of adoption. Rather than assist young, vulnerable expectant mothers, the government decided to farm the babies to the above mentioned couples, believing that the “problem” would be solved. This practice caused way more damage than

AdoptChange in Australia

Editor, Thomas Graham, Australian Journal of Adoption Senator’s Seselja and Lindgren have come out in support of AdoptChange; letters seeking support for family preservation have also been sent to other Senators. Author Thomas Graham, Editor of Australian Journal of Adoption, recently penned his concerns to the above Senators. I urge all concerned to do the same. Read his letter here: Dear Senator Gallagher During your time as Chief Minister of the ACT you will recall

The Psychology of Adoption – Adoptees Pt2

The Psychology of Adoption – Adoptees Pt2 The psychology of adoption. To begin at the beginning with the follow on of the pre-memory family for an adoptee from Pt1. People who are not adopted at birth, but adopted later, have what is called a pre-memory, to varying degrees, depending on what age they were adopted. This is described as having experienced life prior to adoption. A person adopted at birth or several days after, has

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