Tag: adoption

National Adoption Day :: I Married Into {Adoption}

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When I met the man I would one day marry, the very first thing I noticed about him was just how friendly he is. ...

Journaling to #Stoptime

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The passage of time is so painful at times. This week my heart has been full of grief as I prepared for my oldest...

Foster Care Still Makes Me Cry

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It has been nine months since our last foster placement left our home, and I am still prone to cry about her when I...

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Foster Parent?

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Far and away the most common response I get when telling people the infant in my care is a foster placement is something to...

Speaking with an Adoption Professional on Finding Dory

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We've been rapid fire checking off milestones with my 2.5 year old daughter: first ballet class, first sleepover. We have a copy of Finding...

A Q&A On Foster Care: What You Should Know

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Two years ago I was sworn in at my local county court house as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), since that time I...

An Open Letter to My Birth Father

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In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides...

Love For A Child :: Overcoming the Fear in Adoption

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In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides...

Brave Love :: A Shift in Perception

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In honor of National Adoption Month, we're bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope "A Road to Adoption" provides...

When is an Adoptive Family a Family? The Post-Placement to Finalization...

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In honor of National Adoption Month, we're bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope "A Road to Adoption" provides...

Tips from an (International) Adoption Caseworker :: How To Get Started

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In honor of National Adoption Month, we're bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope "A Road to Adoption" provides...

They’re Both Mine | An Adoption Story

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I have two daughters, one by adoption and one by birth; both mine. When we welcomed Elise into our world, we had been in the...