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What Should I Know About Adoption?



Adoption can be both a joyous and an emotionally trying process for a family. What are some of the issues involved? What do potential parents need to know first? What should the adopted child and his or her siblings be told?



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by Freak369

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Dec 8, 2004 Annabelle's Story. No More Rumbling Tummy or Grubby Feet
Adoption is such a sterile word ... ... read full review
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by cntaur5
Apr 26, 2002 Daddy, Daddy, somebody called me the name that rhymes with trigger.
There is a lot to learn about adoption, but racism has no place in it. ... read full review
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by disartain
Apr 21, 2001 This Grandbaby Was A Gift From God
If it is your relative that has decided to give up her baby, she probably know best. Make sure you support her.... read full review
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by meleahk
Apr 9, 2002 Sometimes When You Are Adopted, You Want To Know Who You Are.
Adoption is wonderful for most children and finding the bio family can be as well. But sometimes not.... read full review
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by JENNI1396
Apr 21, 2000 Adoption doesn't have to be painful on you or the baby
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by bonniesayers
Apr 11, 2000 A Birth Mother's Open Letter
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by mrsditmer
Apr 22, 2001 Our adoption story....
There is no safe bets in adoption. County, private or international adoption all have their ups and downs. Being prepared and informed is the key to a sucessful adoption.... read full review
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by nwinston
Apr 23, 2001 Creating families
There are good ways to build a family through adoption. Research and choose wisely. You'll need to feel good about your choice when you explain it to your children.... read full review
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by nwinston
Jul 27, 2000 Handling the nosiest questions
Think and decide what to tell people about adoptions in your family. How will your teen child feel when they find out what others know about them?... read full review
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by Yzerman
Jul 9, 2000 Birth Father Stereotypes
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by erik_kosberg
Mar 31, 2000 And baby makes three
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by Yzerman
Jul 6, 2000 Adopting? Avoid These Mistakes!
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by junebug531
Oct 31, 2000 Who Am I? The Need To Know.
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by Mommie2KK
Jul 2, 2000 A birthmother - TWICE!
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by shelxland
Oct 13, 2000 The side of the coin unturned
Neither adoption nor reuniting with birth parents is a bad thing.... read full review
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by ClaireMomm
May 30, 2000 Looking across the Atlantic for an answer
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by sundogg99
Jun 10, 2004 Pulling back the veil
Don't immediately dismiss the concept of an open adoption: even if it stretches your own personal comfort zone, it can provide important, life-affirming information and relationships for your child. ... read full review
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by poseidon
Feb 17, 2000 Why my father is my hero
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by annecal
Apr 25, 2002 Love is Thicker Than Blood
Adoption- A wonderful Option! ... read full review
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by JulieWahm
Nov 9, 2000 Preparing to Adopt 1: Are you ready?
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