Adoptive parents

Are you considering adoption? Discover essential tips for adoptive parents to navigate the journey of building a loving family. Find helpful resources and advice to make your adoption process successful.
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Yes, you read that correctly. I know what you're thinking: there are so many children in the world who need a "good and loving" forever family. Why would I discourage people from adopting? The reasoning is this: when you choose to adopt, the child must be the #1 priority. Here are 10 reasons why a person should not adopt, and why: 1: You are anti-connective and attachment parenting. Arguably, adoptees have experienced trauma to some degree (the separation from their biological parents, at…

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Judy Hoogewerf
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Adoption is a happy thing, it can also be a very difficult thing, in a way bringing a child into your family the “usual” way isn’t. Read =7 things I learned about adoption during the first month home. #Adoption

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To all of the parents out there thinking about adoption or in the midst of raising a child, this is for you.More than 30 years ago, my parents decided to adopt after several unsuccessful attempts to have a third child. I use the loose term “adoptive” parents in that my parents adopted me, but they are just my parents – my real parents, the only ones I have ever known.In recognition of Natio

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dkerr1998
Parenting a child with a trauma history is hard. Incredibly hard. But unless you are in the inner circle of the parents, you likely have NO IDEA just how difficult our days can be, though that's no fault of yours. We tend to not talk about the extent of our difficulties--for many reasons...here is a little peek into our experiences. foster care, adoption, childhood trauma, trauma Parents, Parenting, Becoming A Foster Parent, Emotional Regulation, Trauma Therapy, Parenting Teenagers, Foster Parenting, Parenting 101, Foster Care

Parenting a child with a trauma history is hard. Incredibly hard. But unless you are in the inner circle of the parents, you likely have NO IDEA just how difficult our days can be, though that's no fault of yours. We tend to not talk about the extent of our difficulties--for many reasons...here is a little peek into our experiences. foster care, adoption, childhood trauma, trauma

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Lindsey J. Zitzmann