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For hopeful adoptive parents and adoptive families to discuss their international adoption journeys.

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Honduras

Started by Amanda Sep 18, 2011.

Dossier in Ukraine 3 Replies

Started by Barbara Willmore. Last reply by Ilze Feb 22, 2011.

Tell me about your agency experience! 10 Replies

Started by Kelli. Last reply by Diana Hurd Nov 5, 2010.

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Comment by Julie Johnston on September 18, 2009 at 5:25pm
You can go here to leave a link to your adoption fundraising site!
Comment by Amy Post on September 18, 2009 at 9:32am
Check out my article to see the new picture of Katherine Heigl (Grey's Anatomy star) and her new adopted baby girl from Korea. Here's the link: http://bit.ly/hFThB
Comment by TongguMomma on September 18, 2009 at 5:41am
What No One Told Me About Adoption blog carnival... come join in!
Comment by Denise Greer on September 15, 2009 at 2:16pm
Tamra,
The advice I can give you is to find the program that is right for you then to find the most ethical agency that works within that program.

There are many things to consider.... are you willing to parent trans-racially? will you accept special needs?? if so, what are your limitations on special needs? How long are you able to stay in country? (different countries have different requirements) and what ages are preferred?
These are just some of the questions you need to search for the answers within yourself.
Once you have that narrowed down... then... look for an ethical agency....
jmo
Comment by Tamra Hyde on September 14, 2009 at 4:07pm
hey guys! i'm 31 and never been married. i've been spending all my time, my resources, my energy mainly on myself. meanwhile there are children growing up in institutions instead of homes. my scripture tells me that i am my brothers keeper and not of His fold if i don't care for such as orphans. and dangit! i want babies! it do believe that every child deserves a mother AND a father but surely one of the two is better than none. now, i know adoption, particularly international, doesn't happen quickly and certainly not cheaply. what counsel and direction can y'all give me at this point? my greatest concern is financial. i'd love to hear what y'all have learned.
thanx
Comment by Julie Johnston on September 12, 2009 at 9:39am
You can leave a link to your adoption fundraiser on my site: www.flitterbugsblog.blogspot.com
Comment by Amy Post on September 12, 2009 at 9:00am
Hello everyone! I just found this site and I'm so excited! What a great resource for families. My husband and I are adopting from Ethiopia and have been waiting for our I-171H form for almost 7 weeks. (UGH!) To pass the time I started writing about adoption on Examiner as well. Yesterday I was so excited to hear about one of my favorite Grey's Anatomy stars who announced adoption plans! Check out the article here if you like! I hope to make lots of friends here.
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