The events leading up to finding my biological father…

I believe that I had mentioned this in a past blog post but I will mention it once again that when I met my birth mother in 1994 I received my birth father’s address as well as his latest phone number. I kept that in my wallet for many years. Both of my birth parentsContinue reading “The events leading up to finding my biological father…”

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Finding biological family through DNA

There are so many adoption stories. More than I ever imagined until I started this blog. DNA checks have revealed more family surprises. Here are some great stories from simple DNA checks. Watch below. Maybe checking your DNA could be a blessing in disguise. This is why I think it is always good to tellContinue reading “Finding biological family through DNA”

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Foster Kid Adoption — Adoption and Parenting

Foster kids are provided or they are put in the system by the federal government. Foster kids regularly are moved from one home to the other. 255 more words Foster Kid Adoption — Adoption and Parenting I found this article very interesting. I have been around at-risk and foster children for a while now. I wouldContinue reading “Foster Kid Adoption — Adoption and Parenting”

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Second Chance Adoptions — ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

The Dept. of Health and Human Services estimates that 1% – 5% of the 135,000 adoptions finalized in the US each year are later legally dissolved. Second Chance Adoptions, a division of Wasatch International Adoption Agency (WIAA), is one agency that offers “second chance” adoptions. [1A]. Reasons for Re-Adoption An adopted family may put a […]Continue reading “Second Chance Adoptions — ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse”

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Do you really need to share your adoption story to all? (from 2018) — The adopted ones blog

Dear people adopting or even have already adopted – I watched one of the thousands of adoption video’s this morning. This is how I feel after watching it. Please listen to my words and consider them.  I understand you’re excited to adopt a baby. I get wanting to memorialize it on video, that’s what most […]Continue reading “Do you really need to share your adoption story to all? (from 2018) — The adopted ones blog”

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Getting to know the birth family

Going to a family function for the first time when everyone knows who you are but they are all strangers is extremely awkward. I went to a couple family gatherings with my birth mothers family. I did not ever grow close to most of the family. I have stayed close with my sister. I haveContinue reading “Getting to know the birth family”

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