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We adopted our son when he was 2 12 and traveled halfway around the

We adopted our son when he was 2 12 and traveled halfway around the

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Family of Five

mom embraces her adopted son who has autism

'Despite having 5 beautiful children, I still couldn't shake the feeling that our family was not complete. I looked around and thought, 'Surely we have room ...

After our first adoption from China in 2011, we found ourselves open to many more special needs that we had the first time around.

"My husband and I spent over a year looking at profiles and meeting kids

That scary special need? Not so scary. Seeing my son crushing my ideas of “scary”? Well… he's pretty much the coolest and bravest superhero I've met!

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That's right - we have officially started the process to adopt a second baby who will be Zelie's little brother or sister :) We had been talking about ...

The first little boy I met, Lile*, is almost 8 years old. Lile is a simply precious child. He is exceptionally sensitive, perceptive and generous.

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After beginning the adoption process to adopt a girl, the Jackson family decided to be open to either gender. They welcomed Luke into their family a year ...

I saw the face of our son on a waiting child site, but of course I didn't know he would be ours. I just thought he was the cutest thing ever.

Why did two parents murder their adopted child?

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Family Adopting 11th Child, Who Has Special Needs, This Holiday

Sandeep and Reena Mander, who were barred from adopting a white child

Madonna in Malawi. Pop star Madonna holds the child ...

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April was also Easter this year, and we had a wonderful time visiting Bethany's parents in Pennsylvania. Dan's mom was with us too, which was great.

Valerie Gas applied to adopt her partner's daughter, but the French authorities refused her permission. Photograph: Alamy

A family after adopting a baby from India

I Found My Birth Mother. It Didn't Rock My Life — And That's OK

With Richelle Main (far left) in Addis Ababa, August 2014. “When we met Titay, a child who ...

an exhaustive adoption packing list

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Adoptive families are warned against going on holiday for at least the first year

Before you make that comment, wondering how somebody could ever “give her baby away” or inquire if my daughter's birth mother was on drugs, or homeless, ...

Brunt of Adoptee Anger?

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Thank you for taking the time to read about us. We feel so privileged to be able to share our life stories with you! Our prayer is that you will seek God ...

Did You Ever Consider Having A Big Family asks popular lifestyle blogger, Gabrielle of Design

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America Soured on My Multiracial Family. When my wife and I adopted ...

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By the time the average child is five, its parents have posted 1,500 images of

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... you of our love for one another and that we will treasure the opportunity to adopt, parent, and love your precious child. Thank you for considering us.

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When the Jacksons first began their adoption journey, they requested to adopt a girl. They already had three biological daughters, so adding another girl to ...

When we adopted our daughter, Madison, six years ago, the judge was clear. Legally, adoption bound our daughter to our family as if she had been born to us.

We also want to say thank you once more to all of our teams from 2018. It has been such an incredible year of sharing together in God's Kingdom-building ...

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Half a million kids survived Romania's 'slaughterhouses of souls.' Now they want justice.

"I Feel Like a Beast, but I Don't Love My Adopted Child" | Creating a Family

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Son, Placed for Adoption, Leads Birth Parents to Altar 36 Years Later - The New York Times

Here is one of last week's photo- to me, my abdomen muscles have been loosened so that's why my tummy is protruding. I can't suck it in anymore. Ha!

The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family: Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine: 8601400843659: Amazon.com: Books

Our families are not new to adoption. Zach has cousins that are adopted and Kendra's family has seen the other side of adoption as her grandmother is a ...

We look forward to traveling with you this December!

Thank you to all of our amazing donors and partners for making this happen! We are so grateful for you!

Mother To Daughter: 'That's When I Knew I Was Adopted'

Today we are excited to begin the fourth year of our Motherhood Around The World series! To kick things off, we're heading to Thailand.

Press: Read about the day Nicole and Kristan got to adopt Baby J in this article from the Family Equality Council.

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Empowering them is what International Day of the Girl is all about. When you partner with us, you are literally lifting them up from halfway around the ...

Jaque, a birth mother who chose to pursue open adoption through OAFS

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An Adoptive Grandfathers' Perspective

All God's Children | Adopt an international Orphan - Christian Adoption Agency

Single man wanted a child, hired a surrogate, had a baby

Michael and I dropped the kids with their uncle and grandpa early yesterday morning and headed across town to be on the radio!

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... that you and your baby are in our prayers. Respectfully, Chad, Nicole, Owen, and Corban

Foster Adoption

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Kristen likes to think of herself as your average mom who wavers between mental sanity and complete chaos on any given day. She's been married to her ...

It is with great sadness and great joy that we write this letter. This is, no doubt, one of the most difficult decisions you have ever faced.

"She was born to our eldest living daughter. At the time she was

Hana Williams: The tragic death of an Ethiopian adoptee, and how it could happen again.

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Thanks to Verlinda for opening your heart and home up to Libby and Luke. I love their new names! And, Rico you're the BEST! These dogs will forever remember ...

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Jerome is a student at our Saddleback Manila campus who felt God tugging on his heart to serve local churches globally in the areas of orphan care and ...

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... that you and your baby are in our prayers. Respectfully, Chad, Nicole, Owen, and Corban

Campbell said he no longer believed that “love is love, whatever colour or race

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My name is Chris and I am a birthfather. I was 24 years old when I found out that I was going to be a father. The news had me so excited ...