One family’s international adoption story and the journey to find their daughters.
In 2002, I began to chronicle my adoption journey by creating Forever Parents, a supportive online community for adoptive and waiting parents.
Over the next year, we grew our support forums to include an adoption shop and a collaborative blog. Forever Parents stayed active for over ten years, helping thousands of people during that time. Currently, I'm in the process of updating and moving all the blog posts here where they will be housed under the Forever Parents category. In 2012 I adopted my two young grandchildren so you'll see updated posts under this topic.
15 Important Questions To Ask Before Adopting Older Children
A guide to accurate and appropriate adoption language.
Does parenting special needs adopted children brings its own set of joys and challenges?
The reality of the hurt adoptee is not pretty but sugarcoating it makes it harder to heal.
I asked our amazing adoption forum members what they wanted people to know about adoption, and here are their replies. I’ll share my thoughts at the end. If you’re a parent through adoption, please share what you want others to know about adoption, in a comment below.