Douglas J. Gladstone

Douglas Gladstone is a journalist by training who now works as a public information officer for a governmental agency. He and his wife, Karen, reside in New York and are the proud parents of a daughter, Jovie, who was born on the anniversary of the day they met.

The Promise of Spring

Ernie Banks once told the New York Times, “Spring training means flowers, people, coming outdoors, sunshine, optimism, and baseball. Spring training is a time to think about being young again.” I would submit that, with a six-month old in the […]

Binkie Vocabulary

People who have built their families through adoption, like my wife and I, know how important it is to use the right words, especially when you’re attempting to use positive adoptive language. Birthparents make an adoption plan or choose adoption. […]