A Russian toddler flourishes despite a babyhood in an orphanage abroad.
[Book Review] The Russian Word for Snow: A True Story of Adoption
Lily Heyen-Withrow reviews The Russian Word for Snow, by Janis Cooke Newman, a tale of infertility, adoption, and all the complications along the way to parenthood.
“We Are All Storytellers”
The desire to give our children a history is something we all share. Here’s how I turned the story of bringing my son home into an adoption memoir.
“In the Company of Heroes”
Janis Cooke Newman asks herself, “Am I overdoing this adoption thing?”