She's Adopted

They just didn't tell her

on November 30, 2012

Are you thinking, planning or are in the process of adopting a child? Then please read this article… As an adoptee who just discovered, at age of 40 , I really recommend that you start this new relationship with your soon to be child with honesty.

The Last Six Brain Cells

A couple of posts ago I said that adoptive families have more in common with typical families than we have things that are different. By and large this is true, but (there’s ALWAYS a “but” isn’t there?!), there are some unique feelings, conversations, or processes that we as adoptive families DO need to address in the course of our family life.

It’s National Adoption Awareness Month and I would be remiss if I didn’t mention some of these situations. Adoption IS a wonderful way to build a family (for us, it’s all we’ve ever wanted), and it IS amazing to see your own soul grow to depths you could never imagine. But there are some things you definitely should be aware of as you enter the process.

What I have to say is based on our experiences and research, but can’t possibly cover all the situations in the adoption process…

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