As soon as you consider building your family through adoption, you will be made aware of how many things that simply aren’t true about it. Adoption can be hard to understand. It can also be really really simple. Check out these 8 stigmas or myths about adoption here.
“I really, really wanted a baby shower. I wanted the surprise. The party. The celebration, all about me and my unborn baby. I never had a bridal shower. And I sort of made a deal with myself that since I didn’t have a bridal shower, I would really knock it out of the park with the baby shower. Fast forward, sprinkle in some infertility and a dash of adoption, and my dream baby shower didn’t seem to fit my situation.”
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How Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Adoption Story. When I changed my thoughts about foster care adoption, I met my daughter. Read Full Article Here
I am honored to have the opportunity to share my experiences in this adoption world on Adoption.com as a staff story teller. I’m in way over my head sharing with the rock star ladies that blazed the trail for me and helped me find my voice in this thing called adoption.
Staying Positive When Adoption is Hard.
I cannot count the ways adoption has taught me to dig deep layer by layer and choose who I want to be. It has allowed me to practice being that person in the world.
When the road seems to stop and a hard patch is present, breathe through it. Find your grace. Forgive yourself. Have patience. Read the rest