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Some Girls who I admire greatly, have set up an organisation called IFAASA or, Infertility Awareness Association of South Africa.

They have organised 2 seminars in South Africa, in May this year. 170 more words

do you celebrate your child's family day?

This is a question I see come up often in the different groups I am part of on the internet. Some refer to it as “Gotcha Day” while others like ours call it “Family Day”. 320 more words

Open Adoption

thinking back ... remembering how it all started ...

memories thinking back to when we began our journey to parenthood …

Our journey to parenthood began officially in July of 2005 signing on with an adoption agency here in San Francisco and signing on with a well known and trusted adoption facilitator in the area as well. 1,112 more words

Open Adoption

An Introduction to Doodle Therapy

Hi!  I’m Stacy Dinkel and I’ve been on board in some capacity at Chrysalis House, Inc. for twelve+ years.  Regardless of the role I’ve filled at this agency, I’ve always relied on my creativity to serve those I work with.  989 more words

International Adoption

Babies are Everywhere! The insidious nature of infertility.

You’re out running a routine errand when you see one pregnant woman walking with a toddler in a stroller and a pre-schooler walking alongside. You turn the corner and there’s a pregnant woman sitting at a sidewalk café talking with her friend who is holding her own baby. 485 more words