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Countdown to Korea

We are leaving in just a few days for our trip to Korea! We’re so excited for many reasons…which we will share with you below (in no particular order)! 175 more words


Moving back in with your birth family - what next

Some care leavers decide that they want to move back in with their birth families.  This is a very important decision and one that needs to be considered very carefully, as it will affect the sort of support you get from the council for many years to come. 64 more words


Adoption Awareness 2015

November is Adoption Awareness Month and I sometimes wonder if mainstream America really wants to know the truth, the whole truth or the facts surrounding adoption.  869 more words


Adventures in an Open and Shut Adoption

Just like that, our open adoption was shut. She refused to see their school pictures. She wouldn’t look at the pictures I texted to the oldest biological sibling. 869 more words


always truthful

We learned early on during our journey to parenthood through adoption that the truth always comes out.  As parents through adoption, we have learned that we can tell the truth to our girls about their stories, but it needs to be age appropriate allowing them the ability to digest what they are being told. 587 more words

Open Adoption

What it's Like to be Adopted: Your Questions, Answered!

Happy National Adoption Month!

Have you ever wondered exactly what it’s like to be adopted? Have you ever had questions for those who were adopted that you were afraid to ask because you didn’t want to offend them? 703 more words


The Emotional Roller Coaster

It is hard to believe that Whitney and I are only a few weeks away from visiting Korea again. This will be my third trip back since 2011. 1,119 more words