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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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Birth Mother Questions and Answers From a Birthmother Panel

If you’re an adoptive parent anxiously waiting to adopt, you’ve probably read through thousands of articles about adoption and what it will be like. Even so, it is still common to have plenty of questions. The following article is from a birthmother blog that regularly receives questions from adoptive parents. The questions are posed to…

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Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

Live Webinar Tuesday May 14, 2013 7:00PM Central  Q&A: 8:00PM Adopted people and adoptive parents don’t always look at adoption the same way. Many of the issues adoptees struggle with may be difficult for parents to understand and come to terms with. And it’s ever changing. A parent’s and a child’s adoption experiences change over…

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