Adoptive Mothers

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

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Native Children

Hi everyone! Does anyone else in this group have adopted Native children? My daughter is half "Cree" & half "Chipewan Indian"

Started by Leeanne on 12/29/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 02/09/2011 by Tina

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new and have tons of questions

hi everyone. My name is Crystal. My husband and I adopted our 9 month old son at birth and feel very blessed to now have 2 boys and 2 girls. We do not know anyone else who has...

Started by Crystal on 10/23/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 02/02/2011 by Carrie

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ADOPTION SCAM?

I LIVE IN ALABAMA AND THIS POTENTIAL BIRTHMOTHER LIVES IN CANADA. She wants to live with us until the baby is born. I dont know anything about adoption. She says she is going to...

Started by Jessica on 07/06/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 02/01/2011 by Samantha

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RAD Reactive Attachment Disorder

Anyone have any information they can share? I think my child might have it. Maybe even both kids. Any info. on diagnosing, symptoms, therapies, anything at all would be...

Started by Melissa on 06/01/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 11/01/2010 by Jolayne

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Letter to our birth mom

We just got a call from our Lawyer that our birthmom would like some pictures and an update of our daughter. This will be the first time we have done this and I don't even know...

Started by Tiffany on 08/13/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 09/01/2010 by Cindy

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fostering to adopt

My husband and I just started our foster parenting classes.. I was kinda looking for some advice, and any tips on how to deal with the older kids I may get. I am hoping for kids...

Started by Stacy on 05/04/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 09/01/2010 by Cindy

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BABY ESCRO??????

The potential birthmother is payng all the lawyer expense and asked me to opn a moneybooker case and DEPOSIT my money into it. Then after the baby has been signed over to...

Started by Jessica on 07/07/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 07/08/2010 by Jessica

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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...

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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...

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

Last update on 01/10/2010 by Casatat_au

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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