Ten years into adoption and I'm still floored by some of the things people say to me -- including my own children. Here are five, with the lessons I've learned from them.
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Nine years into parenting twins in a domestic, open adoption.
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I thought ability was more important than age when it came to adopting and parenting, but my daughter isn't so sure.
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I used to tell anyone who would listen that my family was formed through adoption and that I was OK with that. Since I've truly accepted that fact, I've been less vocal about our story.
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