Diane Ponist

Diane Ponist

When Having Your Own Biological Child is Off the Table & There’s No Plan B

Health Columns
Being told that I am infertile is a feeling of being robbed. Regardless of how many children we have already adopted, it hurts when I can’t do both - to just experience what life is supposed to be about. ...
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These parents had a talk with their kids on 9/11 & it gave us all the feels

The kids at Disney World / Provided
Columns
Sadly, what else do you say to a child who also trains often for how to act when their school is under attack? ...
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Two Moms and Six Kids at the Beach: You Can Imagine the Assumptions

Columns
This is happening to biological parents that their kids do not resemble them. I feel bad for all interracial or blended families that happen to like to do fun things with their kids. ...
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Serenity is the Sweetest Word: Embracing Our Heart Heritage

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Columns
We were worried that emotional issues would brew with hearing about two of our biological siblings and wondering about their own biological families even more. When it seems that it was quite the opposite. ...
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Adoption: Even When It’s Easy, It’s Really Not

Editorial
While it seems ideal -the ability to adopt a baby with really no strings attached or rarely any visits with the bio parents- it’s actually very painful. ...
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Memo: A Foster Family’s Brave Day in Court

Top News Editorial
Everything before this seems small compared to what she did in that courtroom, giving George proof that, with us, he has a family on his side. ...
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