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Adoption Wednesday: Alternatives

Hey Y’all: So everyone isn’t cut out to be a parent. Fine. You don’t want to adopt and child or even a pet here are some other options to adoption that will help those less fortunate then you and cause you to feel good. Adopt a Class or a School – People who adopt a […]

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Adoption Wednesday – Vanessa Bennett

Hey Y’all: Welcome to the latest edition of Adoption Wednesday. Over the next few weeks I’ll be featuring a question and answer series with my siblings. Today you’ll be hearing from Vanessa the third child my mother adopted and my first baby sister. Vanessa is the mother of two little boys and is a fabulous […]

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Adoption Wednesday: My Baby Sister

Hey Y’all: For this edition of Adoption Wednesday I’d like to share a brief question and answer I had with my baby sister Tawana Bennett. Tawana is the 8th child adopted into our family. She is a beautiful young woman who is weeks away from welcoming her first child into the world. Her life’s dream […]

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Adoption Wednesday – Adult Adoptees

Hey Y’all: You know I like to look at the pros and cons of everything. Eventually adopted children become adult adoptees. They are people walking among us who might feel that some part of them is missing. When they go to fill out their medical papers and are asked about their family history most of […]

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Adoption Wednesday – Older Children

Hey Y’all: This is a beautiful story….. The Thiel Family Until next time…MUAH!

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Adoption Wednesday – Aging Out of Foster Care

Hey Y’all: It’s been way to long since I’ve done an Adoption Wednesday post. I was roaming the web and came across this video on YouTube about children who have been in the foster care system and aged out. This is why we need people to adopt domestically so kids don’t know what it means […]

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Adoption Wednesday: Points from a Lady

Hey Y’all: It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted an Adoption Wednesday post, so here is some food for thought from a very good friend of my Kaeisha O’Neal (she was one of the beautiful people I spotlighted during Black History Month. —– Maybe it is the recent birth announcements that have me thinking […]

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Adoption Wednesday: Another Alternative

Hey Y’all: I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted an Adoption Wednesday post and I do apologize. I was going through a little something with my family and wasn’t feeling to good about talking adoption, since I was pretty much told I’ve been a bad adoptive sister. None the less I’m still […]

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Adoption Wednesday – The Babies In Haiti

Hey Y’all: I know I am always talking about domestic adoption but with the earthquake in Haiti I began to think about all the children who are going to be without families. Just looking at the pictures of the littlest victims makes me so sad. So I did what I do best and that’s search the web for […]

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Adoption Wednesday: When they grow up!

Hey Y’all: I was hit with something a couple days ago that kinda saddened me. I know that most of my adoption blogs have been pretty positive. I am still an advocate for adoption but I want to be very clear and paint a true picture of adoption — after the children are grown. I […]