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Special Needs Adoption - Down Syndrome, Attachment...
(My daughter, Hayden, before she was adopted) One of our adopted children has a significant facial difference as a result of a genetic disorder. Wh
After a little more staring at the picture and thinking about her and playing the ‘what if’ game, it almost starts to feel normal. It’s at t
Lori and Craig Gertz adopted little Ellie, born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Her parents didn’t know what was causing her rages a
Dear Struggling Mother, I know it can be hard when our fantasies about parenting a child clash with reality. There is so much I want to say to you
To see life-long damage done to a child in just a few minutes by someone who is supposed to love and protect is enough to make any feeling person a
On the one hand, no one wants to have a child end up in a family who is not prepared to care for their medical needs. On the other hand, how can a
Doug and Deanne Walker have 19 children, 10 of whom are adopted. These loving parents have been up and down and all around adoption, and seem to
Since adopted 9-year-old Niko from Serbia five years ago, Nicole Desmarais has been torn between protecting her other children and keeping her son.
At that moment, she stopped and looked at me and my mom. She told me I was a beautiful, successful woman, and told my mom that she had done an amaz
A new route that we hadn’t really considered lay before us. And it was the right route. We realized that our plan never got off track; the sc