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Adult Adoptees    Find support and encouragement for issues concerning adult adoptees.
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  • by BethVA62 Last comment: 34 minutes ago
  • When I go to, click on I'm an Adoptee, then click on one of the forum message squares, I get this message: Invalid Forum specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator The forum page comes up with the catagories, but no post shows, just the message.

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  • Step Parent Adoption
  • by momof2boys417 Last comment: Yesterday at 08:15 PM
  • Has anyone went through step parent adoption??? My husband and I are currently going through it and I would really love some advice.

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Adoptive Parents    Before and after adopting, including stepparent adoption, those living outside the U.S., more...
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  • Confessions...
  • by Waiting_on_God Last comment: 32 minutes ago
  • I confess that I am super read and eager for next Wednesday (April 30th)... can't think of a whole lot else. Why? Because our 21-month wait for Smiley's adoption to finalize will be OVER! Hallelujah! (And I confess that in the back of my mind, I'm already looking forward to child #2 ).

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International Adoption    Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, discuss concerns, share your stories, support, tips, more...
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Birth Parents    Birth Family support, unplanned pregnancy, open adoption, reuniting & more.
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  • Happy 22nd Birthday, Natalie!
  • by BirthDad1991 Last comment: 22 Apr 2014 09:38 PM
  • Okay, it's not quite the actual day, but in anticipation of Natalie's 23rd birthday, I have done a few positive things today: wrote a Happy Birthday letter , full of all things that I would like to put into a card or real letter. My last one was in 2011 before I gave her the option to continue a rather one-sided dialogue. That's the nice way of saying I've never heard a response from her, and...

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Parenting    All-parent support, balancing work and family, discipline, understanding your child, more...
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  • newborn care
  • by healthgenie Last comment: 22 Apr 2014 12:23 AM
  • Taking care your baby means you should always choose good baby care products, it may be baby diapers, baby wipes, bathing soap, baby powder or many other baby products. there are many sites which provide baby care products. so alwary choose carefully.

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Community Center    For all touched by adoption: blog, stories, poetry, reviews, activism, tech support, more...
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  • matching w/ an adoptive family
  • by adoptionadmin Last comment: 21 Apr 2014 09:43 AM
  • Her due date has past but I feel that this is still a relevant thread for others who might be in her situation later.

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Search & Reunion    Adoption birthfamily and adoptee search messages, support, reunion stories, more...
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  • Birthmother wouldn't talk about birth father - it ruined our reunion
  • by beatricesmith Last comment: Today at 03:00 AM
  • I think this thread has run its course, we've gone way off topic. In the end, each situation is different. We can only hope that things go well in reunion and try to do our best to maximise a good outcome. Being on this thread has made me realise how lucky I am to have a loving and caring bfamily. Anyway, evreybody, hope you all have a good life.

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Special Needs & Attachment    Adopting & parenting children with challenges: attachment, drug & alcohol exposure, ADHD, more...
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  • What is wrong with my daughter?
  • by aspenhall Last comment: Yesterday at 05:17 PM
  • She sounds very fearful. When she is calm, ask her what she is afraid of in those moments when she tantrums. Her PTSD could be mild and the hypervigilence presents like ADHD. But if the meds work...than maybe not? It sounds silly, but have you tried essential oils, Binaural Beats or Chakra Binaural balancing? (available as free apps for a phone) Sometimes one thing isn't the answer but rather a...

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Foster Care & Adoption    Becoming a foster parent, foster parenting, adopting foster children, subsidies, & more.
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  • We've lost a member...So loved and will be missed. Please read!
  • by BethVA62 Last comment: 12 minutes ago
  • I'm so very sad to hear this I enjoyed the conversations I had with Alys so much. She was so understanding and had a great way of getting to the root of the issue. I thought she was very brave. She was willing and wanted to discuss some of the difficult things we can run across, and we did, openly. She did it with grace. I hope she got as much wisdom from me to share, as I did from her. She...

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Training complete - (15 Mar 2014 02:36 PM)
Today we completed our training to become foster/adoptive parents. For the past three Saturdays we spent 7 hours a day in class with a group of really nice families also looking to foster or adopt. ...
Is it really a "better life" - (16 Mar 2014 12:15 AM)
I truly think that Mothers considering placing their child for adoption should take a good hard look at the number of adoption search sites and the number of adoptees searching and ask them selves "is...
Looking for informatipn - (26 Mar 2014 07:00 PM)
I'm searching for my birth parents and this is my first time to look. I was adopted from Sellers Baptist Home in New Orleans in June of 1972. Records show information that both families lived in New O...
looking - (01 Apr 2014 11:41 AM)
i am going to be 44 on april 16 and am looking for my real mother if anyone can tell me where to start i really would like to find her or information on her for medical history information or just to ...
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