Adoptive American Parents of Russian Children Don't Deserve The Heat
Tina Traster, author of "Rescuing Julia Twice," says American Parents of Russian-adopted children don't deserve the heat they have received from Putin.
Are Adoptive Parents Who Give Up on Children Uncaring or Unprepared?
Tina Traster, author of "Rescuing Julia Twice" was horrified to read about the black market for "re-homing" internationally-adopted children. But she has an insider's understanding of why it is so difficult to raise an adopted child.
Eastern Promises and Western Realities of Adoption
Memoir writer Tina Traster brings to life other parents' stories about raising Russian-adopted children.
Who would give up an adopted child?
This wrenching story is the tale of one couple's decision to re-home their adopted Russian daughter.
Bread making with my father
As a young girl, I often had boundless energy and a stubborn determination. My father channeledbmy energy into making bread.