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Ask AF: Adopting an Acquaintance’s Baby

Ask AF: Adopting an Acquaintance’s Baby

Answers to your parenting questions.

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Picture of baby Tyler, right before the months of waiting

“Picture of Love”

In the photos our agency sent, I saw a serious little boy growing up without a mother. Halfway around the world, I waited and longed for the day when I could fill that role.

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prospective birth mother

“How I Handled Calls from Prospective Birth Mothers”

Our advertising was placed, our adoption profile was ready to go, and it was only a matter of time before our 800-line started ringing with calls from expectant mothers. Yikes! Mercifully, I was prepared, thanks to the expertise of my adoption attorney, adoption consultant, and other adoptive parents. Here’s what I learned:

Religious beliefs

What Do Religious Beliefs Have to Do with Parenting?

Whether or not I believe in a higher being, and whether or not I frequent a house of worship, is a terrible predictor of what kind of parent I’ll be.

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