As a mother to two biological sons, I thought biology explained most shared family traits. Since adopting our daughter from Ethiopia, I've noticed many beautiful similarities in our family that DNA cannot explain.
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As a mother of two biological sons, I am often asked, "Why did you adopt?"
With her new book, Greene touches upon many adoption-centered themes, ones that large families, international families, transracial families, and families who have adopted older children will relate to.
I saw comments in blogs critiquing Angelina Jolie for not taming her Ethiopian daughter's hair based on one or two pictures. Another one applauded the neat braids Madonna's Malawai-born daughter sported. Would I be judged? And if so, how would I react?
When I first learned about the immense need in Ethiopia, I was overwhelmed. I knew adopting one child wouldn't change the world. But...
We had worried so much about a broken bone. I had felt inadequate as a mother because I wasn't there when my son got hurt. How must it feel for parents who cannot provide food, shelter, or medical care for their children?
Waiting for our referral was challenging, but getting our referral was bliss!
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Yep we’re a work-in-progress around here, Danielle. ...
Ladies…don’t mean to hijack your posts but I have been searching for others that may be able to help me. I have 3 biokids that…...
Very cool mommy2k. I love the font of the “K”. Very pretty and meaningful! ...
i just did this last week and then saw your post today! i also blogged about it today at http://chixnuggetsandcookiebutts.blogspot.com/ i got my son’s first…...
We too have an adopted child. Get this…..we (you and I) are cousins! We need to meet. Our sons will have something in common that…...
I hope your experience and advice will help others who are planning visits with their child’s birth family. You brought up a lot of points…...