Author Archives: Amy Ford

Amy Ford and Her family on finding black role models

Finding Black Role Models For My Children

Finding Black Role Models For My Children

Seeking and being embraced by members of the black community made me realize how much I need them to successfully raise my daughters.

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Cover of Brown Babies, Pink Parents

[Book Review] Brown Babies, Pink Parents

Written with compassion, and from the perspective of "been there, done that," Brown Babies, Pink Parents is an amazing resource for transracial adoptive families. Read the full review, here.

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An unexpected and emotional meeting with the birth mother of two children adopted from foster care

“Intimate Strangers”: Birth Parent Contact in Foster Adoption

The 894 pages of my daughter's foster care case history described her birth mother's hard life, scarred by poverty, drug addiction, and homelessness. I never expected to meet her—much less like her.

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