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Removed From the Barbours, The Children Have Flourished

In “Help, Thanks, Wow: Three Essential Prayers,” Anne Lamott wrote…”Nothing can possibly make things okay again. And then, people and grace surround the critically injured person or the bereft family. 1,559 more words


AdoptCONNECT Support Groups

Please consider joining one of our AdoptCONNECT or Teen AdoptCONNECT support groups.

The mission of AdoptCONNECT is to provide a place for the Adoption and Foster Care community to come together and share stories, ideas and concerns in a safe environment. 28 more words

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Sexual Abuse Prior to Placement - Advice for Adoptive Parents

Source: http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org/catalog/webinars/sexual-abuse-prior-to-placement.cfm


Advice for Adoptive Parents

Live Webinar

October 15, 2014
7:00PM Central
Q&A: 8:00PM

It is a terribly sad reality that children adopted internationally or through foster care may have suffered sexual abuse. 59 more words

International Adoption

Update on Trial of International Adoption Guides

Latest news, as of September 17: The trial of Mary Mooney and James Harding has been rescheduled for January 15, 2015, and it is possible there could be additional continuances. 565 more words


Adopted & Adored line launched!

Just released the “Adopted & Adored” line on That Adopted Girl shop!

I was thinking… there are so many adopted kids out there with low self esteem or with insecurities about being adopted.   115 more words


I LOVE My ADOPTed Kid Line released

Just released the “I Love My Adopted Kid” line on That Adopted girl shop!

I was thinking…you know adoptive parents should be proud!  They put a lot of time, energy and money in to adopting and many times have to wait years before getting a child.   159 more words


How To Get Past Kid Defenses When "Talking Adoption"

Dear Parents,
Sometimes your best-laid plans for talking adoption with your kids get sabotaged! Right? You’ve thought deeply about what to share/ask, determined the best time, and perhaps even rehearsed possible scenarios and outcomes. 325 more words

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