Should You Adopt or Do You Have Tendencies Which Disqualify You?

Adoption is not the normal way to get a child, biology is. If you love normal—don’t adopt. If you hate variety and crave predictability—don’t adopt. Let me give you a little quiz. If you answer,” Yes,” to any of these questions, I don’t think you’re a candidate for adoption. When choosing brides maids did you…

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Nature-Versus-Nurture Debate, No Clear Winner

“They were so interesting in what I have to say,” our oldest daughter said a few years ago. She had just spent an afternoon with her birth grandparents and had called to tell us about the experience. My daughter finds her birth family fascinating. There is a simple reason for this. They find her fascinating.…

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Misconception About Bi-racial Families

Anyone who has raised a child has wished there was a manual and a step-by-step instruction sheet for the process.  Luckily, the memory you have of how you felt as a child and as a teenagers should help you navigate some of the issues. However, a white parent raising a Black child becomes even more…

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Inter-racial Adoptions Provide a Few Surprises

When our first baby was bundled up and handed to us, I held her tight and knew our love would protect her from any racial bias or pain. I was living in a delusional dream world. Our love was important and gave her a safe harbor to come home to when the open sea rocked…

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Our story of multiple adoptions

multiple adoptions

Our family has been very blessed by the miracle of adoption! We have four children, all whom were adopted! Our oldest, Tia (born in 2005) came into our lives after a long struggle with infertility that left me having to have a hysterectomy at the age of 23. She filled the holes that were so…

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