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Adoption not working - can you help

Hello, I adopted a child 8 years ago from Russia who is now 9 years old. Unfortunately, it is not working.   He can be the best boy but he…

Started by Anita Renee

23 Nov 2, 2010
Reply by Ilze

advocating adoption of older children

I asked my mom who adopted me, my brother and my sister why it is that people have to wait so long for adoption if there are so many kids t…

Started by sara c. ellick

11 Oct 17, 2010
Reply by Jamal Shahan

adopting a child with Down's

I would love to adopt a little girl with Down's syndrome. I've been looking on Adoptuskids, but there aren't many with Down's. We won't be…

Started by Deborah Rummel Roy

9 Sep 13, 2010
Reply by Cherri Walrod

Stomach in nots, worries and concerns.

I am a horrible person. I have been searching for a child to adopt. I put a list of 12 children, who I was interested in br…

Started by Dawn Renae Rarick-Kollman

1 Sep 5, 2010
Reply by Tom & Jennifer Bell

Sharing Bio-search Results with Your Adopted Teen?

Anyone had to share bio-search results with an adopted teen who never met their birth parents and knows they were adopted?Any tips would be…

Started by MamaPoRuski

3 May 18, 2010
Reply by Jackie G.

Tell me about Older Child Adoption...

I've been considering adopting an older child. I'm still considering agency vs. county and a lot of other things... Anyway, I've built this…

Started by Emmy A.

15 Apr 26, 2010
Reply by Jessi Knutson

Embryo Adoption

My husband and I have been presented with the opportunity of embryo adoption from another couple who has gone through IVF. They want to don…

Started by Rachel Carter

6 Sep 17, 2009
Reply by Rachel Carter

The use of "Smart drugs or cognitive enhacers" for older children.

My girl was adopted when she was 4. she had a very bad beginning in life, the lack of stimulation and malnutrition left her with some kind…

Started by Viviana Rocha

0 Aug 25, 2009

Cumulative Cognitive Deficit... not only in intenational adopted kids.

I had no idea what this was but I knew my girl was behind the normal intelectual development for a 5 years old child so I started to look f…

Started by Viviana Rocha

0 Jun 30, 2009

Older Child Adoption

When I started my adoption journey, I really didn't understand why people would choose to adopt an older child. Lucky for me, my thinking c…

Started by Kerri

8 Jun 25, 2009
Reply by Tricia B




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