Articles by: Robin Munro

Post Adoption

The Henderson kids on Anna’s first day of school, in September 2012. “Anna was so excited,” says Shila. “We actually started her half-day and homeschooled half-day for several months. Anna had lots of catching up to do, and it also helped with attachment.” From Left: Sam, Luke, Qiulan and Anna.

Family Foundations

One adoptive mom shares the lessons she and her husband learned as they helped their children overcome the effects of early trauma.

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Post Adoption

Parenting From a Hard Place

Parenting From a Hard Place

Holt’s director of clinical services explains new understandings about trauma and attachment, and the basic elements of parenting children who come “from hard places.”

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Children Who Wait

Children Who Wait

Children Who Wait

These and other children need adoptive families.

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Updates

Holt Happenings

Holt Happenings

Holt In the News, Event Updates and Neighborhood Calendar

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Feature Story

What is Holt sponsorship?

What is Holt sponsorship?

How far-reaching is its impact, and how does it change a child’s life? It really depends where you look. In one community in Ethiopia with a high rate of deafness, sponsorship helps children attend a special school for the deaf — which, in turn, helps keep them off the streets […]

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Feature Story

Children at BSSK received goodie bags??

A Vision For Children in India

Last November, Holt led a group of six supporters on a vision trip to India to see first-hand the programs and services that Holt provides vulnerable children and families through our legacy partners, Vathsalya Charitable Trust (VCT) and  Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kendra (BSSK). Vision trips are open to anyone with […]

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Dear Readers

The India Vision Trip members pose for a group photo with VCT Executive Director Mary Paul. From left: Barbara Crowder, Holt Director of India Programs Dean Hale, Elizabeth Bair-Shockney, Linda McCormick, Mary Paul, Diane Matsuura, Suzanna McCormick and Ken Matsuura.

Dear Readers

 A message to our readers from Holt’s managing editor.

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Dear Readers

When Holt began working in China 20 years ago, most of the children placed for adoption were healthy, infant girls. Today, there is often a greater need for families to adopt boys.

Dear Readers

A message to our readers from Holt’s managing editor.

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Directions

A group of adoptees pose in front of the Temple of Heaven on Holt’s 2012 tour of China. Almost half of the adoptees featured in this year’s graduate issue are from China.

From the President: How Far They’ve Come

Celebrating the 2013 Holt graduates.*

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