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Identifying, Understanding and Helping Your Child With Adoption Issues During Middle-Childhood - Par

The child's growing cognitive abilities and how the attainment of a higher level of thinking influences the child's sense of himself and his adoptive status.... [more]

How To Make Adoption an Affordable Option

Simple information on how to make adoption of a child affordable.... [more]

The Financial Impact of Adoptive Parenthood

Sorting out and considering the costs of adoption.... [more]

Definition of Adoption

Adoption is helping.... [more]

Birthparent Grief -- A poem

Birthmother writes of her grief.... [more]

Who Decides for Me and My Child?

An adoptive mother tells story of case worker withholding letters from the birth mother and telling both birthmother and adoptive mother that there were no letters.... [more]

Between Adoptive Parents and Birthmothers

Commentary by experts and professionals on an interview of Nancy Verrier regarding contemporary issues of open adoption.... [more]

Older Child Adoption Lingo

Defines and describes words, jargon, and lingo that are associated with older child adoption.... [more]

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We are Julie and Dan. We've been married for 10 years and have always dreamed of being parents. We look forward to helping a child grow in a nurturing and loving home. We are... [more]
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