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I've come to realize that, when I'm volunteering at my children's school, I can't leave my adoption hat at home.
None of the parenting books, adoption or general, I've read, online communities I've joined, or Supernanny episodes I've seen addressed what to do when your children start teasing each other about their birth families.
I'd wanted to get a tattoo for years, but wondered what design would keep me happy for the rest of my life. Finally it hit me. What's nearer or dearer to my heart than adoption?
Some parents who adopt transracially don't discuss adoption because they think their children will figure it out. Is that right?
When my children brought home a questionable assignment from school, I took a deep breath and stepped up to be their adoption advocate.
I cheer on my children because of their hard work and successes. I think I'd still feel this way, even if my genes had anything to do with their achievements.
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Recent Adoption Blog Comments
Thank you Tito. Many people cringe when I stand firm in my belief of having a picture. For me, if you look at my coloring,…...
Pack35, I agree with you. As you said, I realize that for adoptive parents this perspective it is not easy to swallow, but you have…...
I would advocate for radical change in laws and procedures regarding closed adoptions. Mine was a close adoption and so was my brother’s. (He is…...
toinfinityandbiond I realize that it may be the unpopular opinion and I’m sorry that I offended you. I am not against adoption by any means. …...
Puck345, every time I come across one of your comments I’m more and more horrified. Go far, far, away. Your negativity is not welcome here. ...
Dear friends, I had the same problem , but my son was 7 years old when I adopted an orphanage in Romania, he was a…...