Tag Archives: Older Child Adoption

Adopting a dog helped this girl realize family is forever after being adopted at an older age

“Our Dog Helped My Daughter Realize Family Is Forever”

“Our Dog Helped My Daughter Realize Family Is Forever”

Hugging our new dog, my daughter learns that no matter what the behavior, our family is forever.

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Ask AF: Older Child Adjustment

The older child we're adopting is coming to us after seven years of foster care in another country. How can we make the transition easier?

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Foster care can lead to permanent adoption

“Changing My Name to Mom”

As she prepares for the adoption of her third child, the author knows it is not just she who must be ready, but also the 9-year-old girl she's fallen in love with.

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Marie Howe with her daughter, after adopting from China

“The Open Door”

My new child opened up my apartment — and my world — to a new group of friends.

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