Video: Family Shares Experience Re-naming Children After Adoption

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Denalee Chapman May 21, 2015

Enjoy a few minutes with this darling family blended with biological and adopted kids. With conversation ranging from family animals to vegetation to names to interruptions, following life in this family is as entertaining as any sitcom.

When adopting internationally, children are used to their birth names. So what of re-naming after adoption? In this video children and parents talk of original names and the names they and their parents chose after adoption. The children in this family definitely have opinions about their names, even wanting extra nick-names. All of them share their feelings about naming.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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