-Dear Media People: Quit Using the Word “Adoption”. There was a huge response to Amanda’s plea to the media to stop differentiating between biological and adopted children, with many adoptees, adoptive parents and advocates weighing in. “Parenting is parenting,” she writes. Amen to that.
-Mayim Bialik: What I Told My Inner Child Before Going on The Howard Stern Show. In case you missed it, Mayim killed it on the Howard Stern show this week–and lived to tell about it! Here’s what she had to tell herself before going on the show.
-Facebook “Likes” Are Great, But How Can We Help Children like Colin Make Friends? Many readers connected with this piece about Colin, a boy with special needs, who struggled to make friends in school and then unknowingly became a Facebook sensation.
-When I Finally Developed My Daughter’s Camera, Her Photos Took My Breath Away. This lovely essay by Sarah Wildman about seeing the world through her daughter’s eyes is a must-read. And all it took was a simple USB cable.