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Adoptive Mothers

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


Transition to Parenthood Research

Dear Mother(s): You are invited to take part in the Transition to Parenthood survey conducted as part of a master’s thesis project at Mills College in Oakland, CA. All...

Started by Transitiontoparenthood2017 on 06/10/2018 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 06/10/2018 by Transitiontoparenthood2017


Current conversations

Wanting to talk with mothers of foster child adoptions. All conversations in this blog are way to old. Anyone new around? mama Ann

Started by Ann on 03/15/2018 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 03/15/2018 by Ann


BFF want's me to adopt her unborn lil one

My Best Friend is pregnant. She is looking more tword adoption and wants me to adopt her lil one. She is due in 2 weeks and is anxious to decide once he is born. If she decides...

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Started by Nichole on 03/21/2012 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 12/11/2017 by Jackie


Adoption from Chile

My husband and I (Us residents) have a strong connection to Chile and are hoping to adopt ...has anyone had any experience with Chile....from what I can gather we would need to...

Started by Laura on 07/11/2017 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 07/11/2017 by Laura


Baby girl looking a forever home

Don't know if i am at the right place but you seeking help.Are you looking to adopt ASAP? You can take home this beautiful little angel who look breath taking but unfortunately...

Started by Mimibrightleen on 03/11/2017 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 03/11/2017 by Mimibrightleen


New here

My husband and I adopted our son in June of 2014. We have had him since June of 2012 when he was 10 mo old. He will be 5 in a few days...ugh....he is my step-sisters...

Started by Countrysun2sea on 08/01/2016 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 08/04/2016 by Kit


My Son's Birth Mom is a Dead Beat Mom

When I first met my husband, he had a son that was about 18 months old. The little boys mother dropped him off with my husband when he was only 5 months old and never looked...

Started by Amanda on 07/25/2016 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 07/27/2016 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫


talking about being adopted

I'm new here...we adopted our son when he was born in 2007 and it's been amazing! We're starting to wonder about the best ways to talk about him being adopted...etc. We have...

Started by Kim on 12/09/2008 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 05/20/2016 by Mary Eve


Older Child Adoption

Has anyone in this community adopted older children? I adopted my three (sibling group) when they were 4, 5 and 6 and have yet to meet anyone else that has experienced anything...

Started by Christy on 01/28/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 10/20/2015 by Almeche92


How to Make Adoption Ideal?

Adopting a child is a great joy for any parent as he invites happiness in the form of angel/kid to his home. Every adoption is different and some basic principle to follow. What...

Started by Laurie on 01/22/2014 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 01/22/2014 by Laurie



We are having an American Girl Doll give away to help support the adoption of Penny. Please go to Thanks.

Started by Trudi on 11/02/2013 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 11/02/2013 by Trudi


Birth Mother DRAMA

My son's adoption started out extremely open. But because we found out about some physical abuse she caused to him we've decided to close it (he's my step son and his birth...

Started by Katelyn on 06/13/2011 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 10/24/2013 by Birth Mother


Trying to Adopt

Has anyone had success with Private/open adoption? We have searched countless agencies but their fee's are un believeable!

Started by Chantal on 06/09/2013 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 06/10/2013 by Sarah


Would you adopt a 16-year-old?

hi My name is Alison, 16 years old and i'm from China. i was a abducted kid. and adopted by a very mean family (i'm also very grateful, cuz without them i could've been dead),...

Started by Alison on 05/31/2013 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 05/31/2013 by Alison