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Another Generation

A newly adoptive father shares the joy that adopting a son has brought into his life.... [more]

Teaching Historical Thinking

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An adoptive mother shares the joy and excitement adopting her baby girl has brought her.... [more]

My Son - the Doctor

An adoptive mother proudly shares her international adoption story.... [more]

Sneaky Me Time

Mothers need to find different ways to enjoy every moment, whether they are doing something they like or not.... [more]

Friends, Fish, & The Future

The reason why children should be brought into this world.... [more]

Mother & Son: A Decade Together

A mother reminisces over the decade since she bore her son.... [more]

What You See Is What You Get!

Time should be taken in life to reflect and enjoy the specail moments, such as those when you are with family.... [more]

Life On The Small Side

Enjoying the simple things in life just as children do.... [more]

Even Big Kid SpillS

Adults make mistakes as well as kids and that is why children should be taught with love because sometimes adults do things like spill water too.... [more]

Happy Birthday, Haley!

Hard to believe a year has passed since the day Haley was placed in my arms for the first time. The birthday celebration.... [more]

Haley's Story

Kay, an adoptive mother, tells the story about the adoption of her daughter, Haley.... [more]

Thanksgiving has New Meaning This Year

Article written after the events of September 11, 2001, in hopes to encourage families to be thankful.... [more]

Jon's Smile

An adoptive mother tells of the struggles in gaining the trust of her newly adopted son and how they finally established a bond.... [more]

More Than Skin Deep

An adoptive mother shares her feelings about not being the biological mother; discusses how the bond can overcome the biological relationship.... [more]

Thank You Both

An adoptive mother expresses her gratitude to the birth parents of her son.... [more]

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