The February issue of Good Housekeeping magazine -- the one featuring Gwyneth Paltrow and the "Best Brownie Recipe Ever!" on the cover -- offers a surprisingly substantive look at the adjustment of older international adoptees by award-winning journalist and adoptive mom Melissa Fay Greene. In "Love Medicine," Greene profiles two families whose internationally adopted children (one Chinese, one Ethiopian) suffered attachment and trauma issues. In a refreshing change from the bulk of media coverage that followed the Artyem Savelyev case, Greene looks at how the families met the challenges, began the healing process and grew closer together.
Unfortunately, the article isn't available online, but you can pick up an issue at your local newsstand. As a bonus, you'll learn how to: make "Shortcut Dinners;" "Boost Your Happiness;" "Slash Your Grocery Bills!" and "Eat, Pray, Walk" your way to lower blood pressure. How can you resist?