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November is Adoption Awareness Month, and many adoptive families out there are hoping you’ll take this opportunity to teach your kids how to love our kids just a little bit better. Our family is a particularly “conspicuous family,” as we...
Yesterday Shana shared the beginning of the journey that led her and her husband to adoption. Read Part 1 here.  The Unexpected Call I left you last with the knowledge that three years into walking our trial of infertility, we were...
Every time we turn around as women, as mothers, there is some advice being thrown at us telling us how to be better. Do this, don't do that; 10 things to never say; 20 things to make sure you...
Your friend is bringing home her adopted child! Her wait is finally over and you are thrilled. You supported her through all the heart-wrenching months (or years) of her adoption process – and now it’s time to welcome that...
As an adoption social worker, I have created a list of my top five book recommendations for adoptive parents and their support group. I'm an adoptee myself, and I love passing along information on parenting, adoption, trauma, and attachment. Five...
As an adoptive mother of triplets, I get questions about adoption and comments about our family all the time. After years of not being able conceive and being asked the usual questions such as, “Are you ever going to...
May is National Foster Care Month. Foster care is one of the greatest areas of need in our state. Currently, there are over 6,000 children in foster care in Alabama and only 2,390 approved foster families. This shortage of...
It's a good thing my husband and I are generally "open book" kind of people because our privacy really took a hit when we became an adoptive family. You may not realize this, but adoption (especially interracial adoption) kind...
In 2016, we welcomed our first child, a Thai daughter, into our hearts and lives. Becoming a transracial, cross-cultural, adoptive family made my role as a (new) mother quite complex. My world became more beautiful, and my heart more...
November is National Adoption Month and just another reason why I love this season so much! The cooler temperatures, beautiful fall foliage, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the list really goes on and on. Last Thanksgiving is one we’ll never forget...

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