Thursday, May 19, 2011

Twitter is More Than What You Had for Lunch!

For information junkies, Twitter is crack.  All those facts and figures at your fingertips! You think  Facebook causes you to lose track of time?  Just wait until you try Twitter!  But wait - I am not knocking Twitter, I am praising it.  So much information, so many resources at your command.  You can even organize your "tweets" by subject matter.  Woo-hoo - you are speeding off down the information highway in your snazzy convertible!  Today's blogpost highlights resources that might be of interest to our Hope Families and other adoptive parents.   As always, please remember that all links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy, or any other implied or explicit purpose.

And don't forget to follow Hope Cottage on Twitter.  We tweet as
@LeslieatHope (general information)
@helpathope (post adoption information) 
@EducationatHope (information from our adoption education department)
@devillegolf (information on the Annual Friends of deVille Golf Tournament benefiting Hope Cottage)

From America Adopts
Why adopted adults have a right to know who they are.  Link to the article.  

From MLJ Adoptions
Angelia Jolie Talks Openly About #AdoptionLink to the article. 
From Adoption Circle
Do you need to create an adoption video profile? Here's a great example of how to do it!

A new adoptive mother struggles to find balance with her newly adopted baby & daily life. Can you relate?  Link to the article. 

Book Giveaway: Melissa Fay Greene’s “No Biking in the House Without a Helmet”

From National Adoption Day
RT @AdoptUsKids: RT @natadoptionday In total, more than 35,000 children have been adopted from foster care on National Adoption Day.

From NPR
NPR: Transracial #Adoption Parenting Dilemmas.  Link to the show. 

View Twitter as the great information provider that it is - all succintly packaged up in 140 characters. Check back with us next Thursday. We'll share more of Twitter's best on all kinds of adoption and parenting issues! And share this info with your friends.

Hope Cottage is the oldest nonprofit, non sectarian adoption agency in Dallas. Since 1918 Hope Cottage has been building and nurturing strong families through counseling, education and adoption services.

If you have questions about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 214.526.8721.

If you are a woman facing an unwanted pregnancy and would like to talk to someone about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 1.800.944.4464 or 214.404.4546.

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