Writing

Carrie is the award-winning blogger behind Portrait of an Adoption and a regular writer for a variety of publications around the world.

In addition to being a regular contributor to US News & World Report, Carrie is a freelance journalist whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Brain, Child Magazine, Adoption.net, Psychology Today and more. She also writes her own blog called Portrait of an Adoption, which has followers in over 45 countries and is hosted by ChicagoNow, the online blogging community of the Chicago Tribune.

Read Carrie's latest article in the New York Times!

Check out a sampling of Carrie’s published articles! Topics range from adoptive parenting to bullying prevention, with a special focus on conflict resolution, managing grief, raising kids with emotional intelligence, and digital citizenship.
Britannica for Parents: How to Respond to Bullying

Britannica for Parents: How to Respond to Bullying

Note from Carrie: This was the second piece in a two-part series for Encyclopedia Britannica's Parenting vertical. The article is about how to respond to bullying situations from different points of view, depending on whether your child is an aggressor, a target, or a...