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After all the paperwork, wondering and waiting involved in an international adoption, we finally meet our daughter in China.
Halfway through the estimated waiting period, we receive a referral for the daughter we hope to adopt from China.
Thinking of all the waiting families today, I reminisce about the hopeful beginning of our family's journey through the international adoption process.
After deliberating a while, I initiate a birth parent search analysis to find out if a trail to our daughter's first family even exists and whether a search for them might have any probability of success.
After receiving an e-mail about doing a birthparent search in the Chinese province where my daughter was born, I wonder, should I? Is this my choice to make, or hers?
On the ride home from kindergarten, my adopted daughter asks about finding her "real mom." So begins a conversation about what she is missing and what she seeks to find.
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Thanks so much for saying Danielle! Exciting stuff happening in New York and other states right now… so if anyone wants to be heard now’s…...
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The parents are responsible for the correct upbringing of their children, so they have to discipline them, play with them, and teach them to respect…...
We adopted our daughters from foster care, and they are 2 in a sibling group of 8. They have 6 brothers (talk about a brood). …...
Thank you for sharing this. Our son is only 18 months, and the sibling discussion has arisen a few times. It’s interesting to me that…...
We have 3 adopted sons. 2 white, 1 black. Our oldest 2 are biological siblings so people just assume I gave birth to them because…...