Category Archives: birth family

The Beautiful Braid of Adoption

I already hear boos coming about this post. Many people believe adoption is a bad thing that should be avoided at all cost. Sherrie provides a metaphor of adoption to inspire the adoption triad to affirm each person touched by adoption and how God sees it all.

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Five Social Media Landmines for Searching Adoptees and Foster Kids

This is photo of adopted woman searching for birth family on social media. She's not aware of how she may be hurt. This post provides five landmines for her to be aware of to keep herself safe.

  I believe all adoptees are searching for lost relatives, even if subconsciously. With the growth of social media it is commonplace to find a lost relative. Facebook was my means of finding my birth brother, Jon. Connections may occur, creating an emotional high, But often there are landmines for which no one is prepared. Here are five landmines for

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