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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 for sharing article ....i have read many blogs on open adoption and found that people are not much happy with open adoption. ...
Thank you for sharing your story. I have spent the last year and a half creating hair tutorial videos for parents of African American and…...
Thanks, Barb, what a unique story. I also liked what Sadie had to say about nature vs nurture: “There is something to this nature thing!”…...
Interesting story…...very nicely you handle everything…i read other related article also…felt that reading new article update me with new situation that can be faced by…...
“I enter as an ‘adoptive mom’ who is there to volunteer and answer any adoption questions that may arise.” —You’re like a super hero, Danielle.…...