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Adult Adoptees    Find support and encouragement for issues concerning adult adoptees.
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  • by Leeah Last comment: 23 minutes ago
  • Quote: Originally Posted by AbusedAdoptee Now that's an answer I could live with! . Thanks AbusedAdoptee. That seems to work for us. I definitely think the most important thing is how Sweetpea feels and how she wants to handle it. Thanks for the insight.


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Adoptive Parents    Before and after adopting, including stepparent adoption, those living outside the U.S., more...
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  • Do you tell the school?
  • by Eponine Last comment: Today at 06:56 AM
  • We told DS's daycare (it was a form like you describe - anything else to know), and we volunteered to come talk to the class about adoption. It really didn't come up until he hit preschool age at that daycare, but the teacher was able to use some books about different types of families and such. We didn't have that type of form when he started Kinder, but I think we told his teacher at our...


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International Adoption    Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, discuss concerns, share your stories, support, tips, more...
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  • by Franky88 Last comment: Today at 06:10 AM
  • Look you have to take a look on the website that do it for you, of course it's not free and the issue take 2:4 busyness days .. I try those both US Apostille US Legalization


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Birth Parents    Birth Family support, unplanned pregnancy, open adoption, reuniting & more.
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  • What I wish I could say to people about being a firstmom
  • by RavenSong Last comment: Yesterday at 09:08 PM
  • Quote: Originally Posted by beatricesmith Interestingly, the acronym BSE does also stand for bovine spongiform encephalopathy which is mad cow disease. Is it possible that the commenter was using BSE in that context? Or do you think that she was making a cruel play on words? I did think about that when I read her nasty comments, but frankly, I'd be very surprised...


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Parenting    All-parent support, balancing work and family, discipline, understanding your child, more...

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Community Center    For all touched by adoption: blog, stories, poetry, reviews, activism, tech support, more...
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  • new GPS tech.help us
  • by longtwo Last comment: 15 Sep 2014 03:15 AM
  • Today we live in a high technology world, many high technology devices help us to live better. Amoung them is the GPS sysem. There are too many GPS devices around us in our daily lives, you may have no idea but it is a true thing that we have been spied all the time. To solve this problem and protect us, we need GPS jammer. The GPS devices give us convenient lives and help us a lot with its...


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Search and Reunion    Adoption birthfamily and adoptee search messages, support, reunion stories, more...
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  • Unsure what to do now.
  • by Mishka007 Last comment: Yesterday at 07:45 PM
  • I am adopted and was born in Maine in 1961. The agency that handled the adoption was St. Andres in Biddeford, Maine. I sent for and received my original birth certificate in April of 2013. I researched online and found my birth mother. I also found out that I have 4 younger half brothers. It took me awhile but I sent a letter to her in July of 2013 and never heard from her. In April of 2014 I...


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Special Needs and Attachment    Adopting & parenting children with challenges: attachment, drug & alcohol exposure, ADHD, more...
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  • Does anyone have a relationship with their adopted child........
  • by sassafras Last comment: Today at 06:30 AM
  • See ours is clean and fully admits to her mistakes. She wants our kids to reunite with her and us and big one big happy family LOL. My husband feels like you do and that won't ever happen. I just feel like i am competing against her and i am not in a place with our daughter to do the mothering stuff but I don't want her to either. Then I get in competition mode and think well I better or she...


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this is really difficult. I didn't think the process would be this hard! but I found my biofamily. no one really wants to get to know me accept my sister and her family. (who are AMAZING) I was even t...
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Sue Ellen Smith & Donnie Jay Gribble - (12 Jul 2014 12:02 AM)
I was born in 1972 to Sue Ellen Smith & Donnie Jay Gribble. I was told at age 26 by my Step-Mom that I have a brother! My Mother & I don't talk, haven't for years. So I called & confronted her with i...
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What I know. .. - (12 Jul 2014 12:28 AM)
I think he was born 2 years before me but I'm not sure. I was born in 1972. Mom is Sue Ellen Smith DOB 2/22/1952 & Dad is Donnie Jay Gribble DOB 09/07/1951. My Mom & Dad are almost exactly 20 years o...
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Looking for biological brother (Gribble or Smith) - (07 Aug 2014 11:14 AM)
Looking for my bilogical brother born to Sue Ellen Smith from Newport News, Va, her DOB is 2/22/52....
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