Curious About Adoption?

a little background first:

Adoption isn't the win win win situation popular culture dictates. In fact, all adoption has a painful tragic loss for a foundation. Loss of family continutity is a life long reality which will influence generations of family members.

If you are a potential adoptive parent, please check out PEAR and read this article from Adoptive Parent, Frank Ligtvoet.

If you want to know more about birthparents check out CUB or this CWIG link.

If you want to know more about adopted people check out Gazillion Voices.

Curious People

Try this for Grade School
(K-12) Students:

Alternate Family Tree Project

It's Adoption Friendly!


Use your printer and your favorite 8.5 x 11 paper

Or Copy the files and use them at your favorite copy shop to make bigger poster size versions.

Four 4 inch Mandalas


One 8 inch Mandala


Or email me and I'll give you directions for making really really big ones. Also, you can take these files and get wild with a fun program like photoshop or (which is different from Paint).


Print it.

Color it in.

And make it your own.

Then share  it!


This site is a work of heart
and a work in progress.
Come back for more soon!