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National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, and in honor of that, I thought I would offer a hand to anyone looking for adoption resources. I’ve tried hard over the past couple of years to make my blog a great resource of honest adoption-related information, but if there’s something you’re concerned about or have questions about {adoption-related of course} that I haven’t covered, please feel free to email me or leave a comment. Continue reading

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So…I May Have Goofed…

I messed up. Can I have a do-over?

Okay, did I mention that I’m exhausted? In a recent entry, I attempted to discuss living the “adopted lifestyle.” By this, I meant that I did not want our family to live in a cloud of fear or guilt regarding our choice to adopt. I expressed that it is my belief that some families avoid vacations, certain movies, television shows, books, etc. because their child is adopted. While some of this avoidance may be necessary for older adopted children who have scars related to their adoption or time in foster care, I don’t think it’s necessary for every adopted child. Continue reading

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Important Adoption-Related Questions to Ask

I remember well over a year ago when we first started seriously researching adoption, I *thought* I understood the concept of adoption. I quickly realized many of the thoughts I had were based on naive warm-fuzzies, and were not at all based on reality. Continue reading

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