I’m pretty sure every powerful man in showbiz, politics or sports that has ever done anything shady in his sexual life is waiting, with his balls in a twist, for his turn.
Happy National Adoption Awareness Month! As I look back so fondly on our adoption experience, I want to share some lessons that have come out of our multicultural family, created through transracial adoption.
Neil and Ulla are a British Polish family residing in Belgium. They have started the process of intercountry adoption and the narrative below is a peek into what it takes to adopt internationally against the uncertainty of Brexit. Our experiences as a British-Polish expat family are perhaps somewhat different from many (though not all) ex-pats…
Chiara Battistelli and her husband are Italian. They live in Belgium and they adopted their son, Destiny, from South Africa. Read their international adoption story.
The author explains in both, English and French, what it means to embody her biracial Belgian-Congolese identity.
The other day I was in our bedroom – my daughter was taking a nap next to me – when I heard someone outside say “That’s were those dykes live”.
Don’t get me wrong, we don’t mind talking about our family. We love that, actually. But people ask really personal questions that wouldn’t otherwise be asked. Here are 8 things you should never say to adoptive families.
“The other couples regard me with interest. I bet they are wondering what happened to the father”. Read more about one woman’s story about enabling and embracing single motherhood by choice.
Multilingual children develop a better understanding and appreciation for other cultures. Here’s why and how the author is raising her son trilingual.
As every mother, I worry about my child. I worry about him getting ill, hitting his head on the playground, choking, not eating enough, not wearing a hat and scarf when it’s cold outside and so on and on…
In many ways I am very grateful for this upbringing and way of life; and in other ways it was a challenge.
I live in a mixed marriage that is – interracial and interfaith. When I met my husband, it was obvious to me that there is no legal obstacle to us being together and getting married given that we lived in Great Britain.
Destiny can always surprise us, regardless of how well prepared and stable we may think we are.
There is a pervasive and pernicious belief in Belgian society that breastfeeding is not the norm. This tendency developed in the 70s and was prevalent in the 80s-90s.