When you are building your family through adoption, there is an unlimited number of things you can worry about. I am very type A and love to worry and plan and worry some more. I have found out after being in the world for a few years now, that there are some things that really aren’t worth the worry. Read the rest.
It’s going to be complicated and overwhelming, in both wonderful and challenging ways ( Full article here)
Finding an adoption story that is similar to yours is like looking for a needle in a haystack. All adoptions are different. To Have and Not to Hold is an adoption memoir written from the birth mother perspective. In 1981, Lorri Antosz Benson made an adoption plan for her daughter in the Chicago area. This is a real-life account of the journey through unplanned pregnancy, to adoption and to open adoption. Read my full review here.
“The Hopeful Mom’s Guide to Adoption” is a Must-Read for all Prospective Adoptive Moms
I literally felt like I was having a conversation with someone who I’d want to be best friends with while reading this book!
There are over 100,000 waiting children in the US foster care system. These are kids growing up without a family, and that’s not okay. Here are 6 ways to get more waiting children adopted.
“Coming to the decision to build our family through adoption for us was somewhat simple. We needed all of the information about our fertility first. From that point, we felt like we had wasted enough time TTC to pursue anything other than adoption. ”
Newsflash! Adoption and family building is a life-long conversation. Just ask anyone who has had natural child birth (they will tell you all about it.) The way you choose to build your family will forever impact you. It changes your identity.
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It can happen. It does happen.
What makes a family has nothing to do with biology or adoption.
No, I didn’t write it 😉 But you should read it here.