How do adult adoptees feel about their adoption? Here is one man’s story.

Ryan Jon has never met his biological mum, but if he ever came face-to-face with her the first thing he would say to her is "thank you". “My parents were told they wouldn't have children but now they’re my mum and dad. They’re awesome, they’ve given me a great life and I’ll love them forever.” He told news.com.au he knows many women experience guilt after giving their [...]

How do adult adoptees feel about their adoption? Here is one man’s story. 2017-05-30T12:35:47+00:00

Surviving The Waiting Process: Advice from Adoptive Parents

No other journey in your life better warrants the phrase “hurry up and wait” than the adoption process does.  For most people, by the time you make the decision to adopt, you are way past wanting a child.  You have paid your “patience” dues.  You have made it through the flurry of home study meetings, gathering documents for your dossier and USCIS, getting them all [...]

Surviving The Waiting Process: Advice from Adoptive Parents 2017-05-10T00:03:43+00:00

Birth Mother Reflections…Looking Back Twenty Years Later

In many ways some of us are very similar. We have had our hearts broken, walked through fire, and lived to talk about it. My story starts as a little girl growing up. I attended a Christian school and my family attended church twice every Sunday. I had a great upbringing, never lacked for anything……until 1988. I was ten years old. It was a Sunday [...]

Birth Mother Reflections…Looking Back Twenty Years Later 2017-02-24T00:17:55+00:00

Thank You, Birth Mother

I have always known that I was an adopted child. My earliest memories include a bedtime prayer that contained, "Thank God that I'm 'dopted." I was six weeks old when my parents took me home. They had struggled with infertility for seven years. During the late fifties and early sixties people did not openly discuss this sensitive and personal issue as they do today. My [...]

Thank You, Birth Mother 2017-02-24T00:15:24+00:00

How one birthmother made her birth plan

When you are a little girl you don't spend your days imagining having a baby only to choose to give her away to another family. So when I was asked what I wanted to do when the time came for my delivery and placement of my little girl, I had absolutely no idea. I naively imagined that the doctors and nurses would just quietly take [...]

How one birthmother made her birth plan 2017-05-18T14:29:36+00:00

Matt and Jenn Adopt Benjamin!

Let’s meet Matt and Jenn – Part 1 A child needs a family. We are a family with room to grow. Adoption is a blessing for us both. Jenn has had a lifelong desire to adopt, the desire to mother children not yet her own. When Jenn met Matt she expressed her feelings of adoption and whew, he was on board! After they married they [...]

Matt and Jenn Adopt Benjamin! 2017-06-12T17:07:52+00:00
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