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Positive Adoption Language
Do you use language that is positive and respectful when talking about adoption? Some people without even realizing it may use terms that can be considered hurtful or offensive. Here's a look at a few common adoption language faux pas - and some more respectful alternatives.

The Day We Met You - Book Review
If you're looking for adoption books to share with your toddler, check out this review of The Day We Met You by Phoebe Koehler

Understanding Hurt Children
The world is full of children who need homes. Many of these kids come from orphanages and foster care and are plagued by troubled pasts and emotional scars. This article will help you to better understand hurt children and decide if this type of adoption is right for you.

MLJ Adoptions - Agency Spotlight
Potential adoptive parents have many choices when it comes to adoption agencies and attorneys. This article features information and tips from MLJ Adoptions in Indianapolis. The agency specializes in international adoption.

Resolving Grief Before Adopting
Many people who consider adoption do so after suffering from infertility and pregnancy loss. There is a lot of grief and sadness associated with being childless. These tips and resources will help you to resolve and lessen your grief, so that you can move forward with your plans to adopt.

Adoption – Getting Started
What happens after you make the decision to adopt? What steps do you need to take to get the ball rolling? This article will help those beginning their adoption journeys.


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rec prodBut the Greatest of These Is Love
This book is a beautiful journey of faith, love and international adoption from Russia. Debbie Barrow Michael not only discusses her adoption story, but also the mysterious ways God works in our lives.
rec prodFrom Pain to Parenthood
BellaOnline´s Adoption Editor, Deanna Kahler, wrote a heartfelt memoir about her journey to parenthood -- from her devastating miscarriages to the eventual adoption of her daughter. In "From Pain to Parenthood," she not only shares her personal story, but also provides many tips & resources for others facing similar situations.
rec prodThe Eye of Adoption
Jody Cantrell Dyer´s down-to-earth, honest account of her experiences with infertility and the adoption process will have you laughing and crying. Perfect for anyone interested in learning more about adoption!

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