22 January 2010

Linkalicious

  • Partners in Health and Doctors Without Borders are doing amazing work in Haiti and around the world.
  • I followed the story of the BRESMA orphanage in Haiti (the children there all got airlifted out of Haiti, to the US, Spain, and the Netherlands). International adoption is complicated, always, but it's particularly complicated in the wake of a natural disaster. The BRESMA children seem largely to have been in the process of being adopted by non-Haitian families--but there are many children in Haitian orphanages who do have extended family in the country. There are warnings emerging about the dangers of child trafficking in the wake of the earthquake. I hope that aid organizations focus on what children really need--which is first, safety and shelter and food; secondly, ties to their home land and home families if possible. Some good analysis comes via O Solo Mama.
  • Kristen Laine has a parenting/outdoors blog! If you liked American Band, head on over! Or if you like being outdoors with your kids, check it out.
  • I've been experimenting with crusty bread at home, the no-knead kind made from dough that can be refrigerated for weeks. Very handy, and very delicious.
I have posts in my head--oh, so many posts in my head! Here's hoping that the winter season will afford a bit more chance for those words to wend their way to the screen. I think about you, oh kind blog readers in the computer. Belated wishes for a happy 2010 to each of you.

5 comments:

chichimama said...

How is that bread working out for you? Any interesting modifications yet?

Arwen said...

CBC did a story on the dangers of child trafficking for adoption after a natural disaster. I was thinking of those on the receiving end - how in some minds it must be "saving" the kiddo, and I really understand that impulse - but how horrible it would be to the families already coping with disaster to have kids disappear.

The best I could come up with was that disaster sucks.

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孟軒 said...

All roads lead to Rome. 堅持自己所選!

韋于倫成 said...

Good la........................................