Adoption Blog: Adoptive Parents

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From My Heart: The 10 things I want all women considering adoption to hear...

By AMY
Published February 23, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to seriously consider this option.  It’s not easy, but it demonstrates how much you care about the life of your child.  Thank goodness pregnancy is... READ MORE »

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5 Reasons Were Not Just Adopting

By Chris and Jessica
Published August 14, 2015

Bet you had to read the title twice, right? First, we still plan to adopt. Second, we’re not “just adopting.” It’s a phrase that tends to be tossed around when couples find out they’re infertile. The connotation is that adoption is easy. We’d argue it’s not, and we’re just in the... READ MORE »

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HE IS…

By Noah
Published August 15, 2015

He is not my blood! That statement has a lot of subtext for most.  If he is not my blood, is he not mine?  If he is not my DNA, is he therefore less important to me?  Blood relations link a certain responsibility, whether you are ready for it or even whether you even want it. Everyone says, “Blood is thicker than water."  You can love another person, but never like you can love your own creation - your own blood. I think I got caught in this trap for a short while.  It is a thing that most people never even think about because their children are their blood.  When you contemplate it, the ... READ MORE »

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Waiting Without Worrying

By AMY
Published October 19, 2015

Waiting. The sheer thought of it is boring. Waiting in line. Waiting for test results. Waiting for prayers to be answered. Waiting for dreams to come... READ MORE »