• Holt Camp: The Most Epic Place To Be This Summer

    This year, Holt Adoptee Camp will be led by two outstanding camp directors — Adoptees Katelyn Marks and Joli Hanlon! Katelyn is a Korean Adoptee, while Joli is adopted from China, and both have been a part of… Read More

  • Growing Up, I WAS The Diversity

    “You can’t be what you can’t see” – Marian Wright Edelman If you’ve ever sat down to interview someone for the first time, you know that there is just no way to predict the outcome. As I was… Read More

  • All Grown Up?

    “Honey, I know you’re 25 now, but you’re not really all grown up,” I told my son with a smile. “I can still teach you things.” “I know, Mom, but at 25, I need to be all grown… Read More

  • The Role of Adoptive Parents in Birth Search

    Through the years, I have received a number of calls from adoptive parents asking for advice on how to handle conversations with their child about their birth parents. They ask if they can search on behalf of their… Read More

  • 8 Tips for Parents to Manage the Transition From School to Summer

    By Samantha Brady, LCSW | Adoption Therapist at Holt-Sunny Ridge Parenting is one of the hardest jobs we will ever do. As parents, many of us rely on school. We can take a break to recharge, or we… Read More