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Meant To Be Our Child

Each of our five adopted babies came with a story that assured us they were meant to be ours. Adoptive parents know what I mean. This is the story of our fifth child. Paul was born six... [more]

Kinship Style: Open, Closed, or Shifting

Families connected by adoption often encounter a variety of challenges when it comes to their style of relating to the larger kinship group. What is the impact of open, closed, and shifting (sometimes open, sometimes closed) ways of being with our children's other families?... [more]


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Benjamin (TX / 13 / M)
Benjamin is a wonderful, happy child. He enjoys swimming, listening to music, and being around other children. He also enjoys watching Disney movies. Benjamin is medically... [more]
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A home of laughter a home of love a home to share. We are Sherrie and Anita and are happy and honored to share our story with you. We are so excited to be parents! We look... [more]
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