Adoptive Mothers

Moms who have adopted or getting ready to adopt. Going through the journey of open adoption together.

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Wish us luck!!!!

We just got the best yet scariest call lat week. One year ago we adopted our amazing son, We met our BM and BF and their families when she was 2 months prego. We have a great...

Started by Sunshine on 09/09/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 05/04/2010 by Stacy

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Seperation Anxiety

My daughter is 3 years old. We adopted her when she was 13 months. I am a stay at home mom. For the last couple of months when I leave for an evening out or just time away,...

Started by Kaye on 09/14/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 05/04/2010 by Stacy

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New and having information overload

Hi my name is Jennifer, and my dh and I have 1 son. We have always wanted to adopt "someday" and now I think that "someday" is going to be soon. I have been researching online...

Started by Jennifer on 10/25/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 04/27/2010 by Jamie

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More of a closed adoption...

Hi! I'm new here. My husband and I adopted our son three years ago (we brought him home at 9 days old). We waited 3 1/2 years to receive the phone call that changed our lives...

Started by Julie on 03/30/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 04/20/2010 by Colleen

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where do you buy socks

ok moms, where do you like to buy socks for your young children? i find every sock i bring home shrinks so fast or are so narrow and hard to put on, they cant do them...

Started by Melissa on 03/20/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 04/20/2010 by Colleen

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ADHD...HELP

My son has ADHD. He is 4 1/2. He was always hyper and impulsive, but since he turned 4 he became aggressive. He makes kids on the bus cry by calling them names and hitting them...

Started by Melissa on 11/09/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 04/15/2010 by Melissa

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Writing to birth moms...advice

Hello to everyone involved in adoption. As I'm sure many of you know, it is a wonderful yet difficult journey. We were blessed almost one year ago with our angel, Zachary. I...

Started by Christina on 02/09/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 03/05/2010 by Candie

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New to Circle of Adopted Mom's

This is our six holiday with our Son, Isaiah. The first year he was 12 weeks old, but the adoption was not finalized and the birth father hadn't signed his rights over, so we...

Started by Debbie on 01/02/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 02/16/2010 by Tina

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newbie

Hi Everyone, I'm new to the group. I am the mom of 4 adopted children 18, 16, 16 and 6. Both private and fost /adopt situations. My oldest baby is graduating high school in July...

Started by Lisa on 12/11/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 01/14/2010 by TM

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Adult adoptee waiting to adopt a baby/child

Hello! I am adopted and have always felt grateful that my birth mother made the right choice, however hard it was. Now it's my turn for my family to adopt. Learn more about me...

Started by Bobbie on 01/02/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 01/10/2010 by Pania

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New here

I am so thankful to find this group. We are blessed by adoption of 2 beautiful girls! They are my everything! The girls are 20 months old and almost 5. They are half siblings....

Started by P on 08/10/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 01/09/2010 by TM

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Adoption, and Reactive attachment disorder.

My son, whom I adopted at the age of 3, was placed with me at the age of two. ( a week after his second birthday). Has recently been diagnosed with this, as well as ODD. Any...

Started by Melany on 02/19/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 11/15/2009 by Lisa

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20 Questions

Why are so many of the questions on the "20 Questions" profile only applicable to pregnancy? Whether or not you conceived the child you are raising, if 90% of parenting occurs...

Started by Colleen on 07/09/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 10/21/2009 by Mindy

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hoping

We just went through a rough patch. We were so close to adopting 2 little boys, but it just didn't work out. Obviously it was for the best. We are kind of burnt out on...

Started by User on 05/14/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 09/29/2009 by Kim

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My son had a break down yesterday.

My son who is almost 9, but also gifted (so very high level conversationalist) had a break down today while we were cleaning his room. I was helping him because, yet again, it...

Started by Sonya on 08/24/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 09/08/2009 by Jami

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Terminology and Cross-Cultural understanding

It can be difficult enough trying to encourage those around us to use positive language when referring to adoption when we're located in a progressive country well-accustomed to...

Started by Colleen on 07/15/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 08/20/2009 by P

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fear of leaving baby

I can not tell you how happy I am to find this group!!! I have a 4 1/2 month adopted son. He is my whole world. I have this over whelming fear that if I leave the baby even with...

Started by Dila on 08/17/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 08/20/2009 by P