Think adoption is a 'niche' issue? Think again. Adoption is for me, as I've felt the nudge, made the call, navigated the process. Adoption is for me as I redecorate, order curtains and choose furniture. Adoption is for me as I cock my head to one side, screw up my face, and try to work out just how … [Read more...] about ADOPTION IS FOR EVERYONE
Parenting an Adopted Child
Parenting an adopted child is HARD WORK. You need fresh ideas and inspiration when the strategies employed by friends with their birth children simply don't work.
Here are some ideas, resources and general empathy/encouragement from a mama who struggles too.
It is a phrase that my husband and I are becoming all too familiar with. "This child requires a family who can accept the uncertainties surrounding his future." Any child who has been placed for adoption has an uncertain future - and this is truer the younger they are. Of course, none of … [Read more...] about ADOPTION: ACCEPTING UNCERTAINTY