Forever Family: we sink or swim together

Sometimes it’s hard not to feel isolated in the adoption community.  Like you’re drowning in your struggles.  Adoptees, birthparents, adoptive parents, extended family – we’re all tiptoeing through the minefield, looking around to see if anyone’s noticed the train wreck we survived.

But we are not alone.

Fierce Trama, Fierce Love: Herding Chickens and Other Adventures in Foster and Adoptive Care

The power of a mother’s love fighting entrenched trauma and pain.

5 Must-Ask Questions For Your Friend Who Is Expecting By Birth Or Adoption: Scary Mommy

Adoptive mothers often feel excluded by the pre-baby excitement and celebration.  Here are ways to include your friend in those mommy conversations.

America, You Have An Adoption Problem: velvet bocephus

A birthmother looks at the numbers.  Painful history, pressure, and a four country comparison on adoption rates.

What to do if your kids are placed in foster care: The Beautiful Opportunity

A foster parent’s advice for those who are experiencing this terrifying loss.

Dear Adoption, You are This and You are That: Dear Adoption

One fifteen-year-old’s thoughts on being adopted.

The Call to Adopt: Christians and Adoption.: Bleeding Hearts.

From a woman who’s both an adoptee and first mother – a brutally honest look at how some see adoption.

The Time We Said Enough: Feeling Mum Yet

Parenting, children with early childhood trauma, and the danger of compassion fatigue.

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