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As an adoptive Mom I worry about my kids understanding adoption and knowing how much we love them. They may not contain my DNA but they hold my heart and soul in their hands. We have purchased many books talking about adoption and explaining it in the terms of children. Berta Serrano captures my own feeling in her book, Born from the Heart.     "Rose dreamed of her baby every night . . . She couldn't wait to share hugs and giggles.” Every child is born from the heart—whether or not the mother gave birth to that baby. This poetic...
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I don’t know many details about what led up to my adoption, other than my birth mother was about 16 and birth father was about 17, and they chose adoption. I was placed in a foster home after I was born, until I went to my forever home with my parents when I was four months old. My adoption became finalized when I was 17 months old. My (adoptive) parents suffered from infertility, so they turned to adoption. After my adoption was finalized, they immediately applied for another adoption. It took 8 years of waiting, but we finally welcomed her...
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