Some adoptive parents say they never intended to adopt. Unless you’re kin, why did you have your name in the ring so to speak ? One answer – people … Why Did You ?
These stories touch my heart in such a big way. A child can be a blessing to so many. I do not believe God’s plan is for couple’s to have babies out of wedlock because that is stated as a sin but I do believe God knows what happens in our life before it happensContinue reading “Maybe adoption is a plan from God..”
https://www.parents.com/parenting/adoption/parenting/books-about-adoption-for-kids/ I think that having adoption stories to read to your adopted child would be very helpful to the child. I would have enjoyed my parents reading them to me at a young age. They would help an adoptee because we could relate to the children in the books. As an adoptee I felt likeContinue reading “Adoption books and authors”
https://www.findlaw.com/family/adoption/open-vs-closed-adoption.html https://youtu.be/NDDkIyV4fNs https://adoptionswithlove.org/birth-parents/open-vs-closed-adoption As I said before in my blog as an adoptee my personal belief is that open would be better in adoption. I have to keep an open mind about why people do closed ones as well. I started this blog to help others as well as heal myself. I have already learnedContinue reading “The difference between open and closed adoption.”
Growing up, I essentially always knew that I was adopted since I was told at a very young age. My parents really never discussed being adopted with me past the initial talk and I felt strongly that I was not supposed to bring it up because they never did. I spent a lot of time […]Continue reading “My Inconvenient Truth — Signed, Sealed, Adopted.”
I have been reading articles and watching YouTube videos about adoption. It may sound crazy to some but I just realized that I still have not received my actual birth records before my adoption. I have my birth certificate from my adoption but I have never seen any of my original birth records from theContinue reading “Obtaining my birth records”
We’ve walked the adoption road for less time than COVID-19 has rocked our world so we’re by no means experts. Yet, when you’re adopting you learn a lot fast because there really isn’t another option….somewhat similar to first-time parenting! When we first started this journey I felt so clueless. Today, I want to share some […]Continue reading “Adoption FAQ — Looking & Longing”
Photo by Kitty Powell Before we met, Mason and I individually desired to adopt. We even talked about it on our second date. After we married in 2016, we prayed that God would grow our family biologically, and planned to pursue adoption down the road. As the months of excitement achingly stretched into almost three […]Continue reading “Chapter One: Little Faces — Powell Family Adoption”