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April 23, 2014, 4:17 am
I don't agree with this line "Ikard said adoption “home studies” of prospective parents are very thorough, so fraud is hard to prove for a biological parent." Homestudies are not that thourough and they don't prevent a PAP from presenting themselves fraudulently. There is no...

Older Child Adoption Name Change
April 23, 2014, 4:04 am
Quote: Originally Posted by dmariehill I guess I'm confused a little. . . .on the first page you indicated the child who's name you are changing is named Whisky Rose. . . . . "Whiskey" isn't the child's real name -- the admins changed the name throughout...
Totaly broken
April 23, 2014, 12:00 am
Want to share that the second appointment was better) less emotional than previous one) I know that he also suffers and it is difficult for me bcz I know that it is me who can't give him a child. Feel meself so helpless, I have my beloved husband but I as woman can make him happy daddy(( women's...
Questions about Relinquishments
April 22, 2014, 6:32 pm
Kudos wrking 21- great post, through and through. And I'm right there with ya, in terms of - especially - that last critical response. I mean, my goodness - seriously?? Anyway, thanks for posting what so many others of us are thinking too - this is a rare chance to post for me, being by a computer.
Breastfeeding the adopted child
April 22, 2014, 5:07 pm
I brought up breastfeeding interest in my parenting class and was glad they replied in such an enthusiastic way. We are still looking into changing from the agency to an atty, but hopefully soon I can look into this some more. Still haven't done the homestudy...Thanks! Jen
Kinship "Foster" Care
April 22, 2014, 4:35 pm
Second or 'ditto' with petitioning for Guardianship!! Does Mom also have any possibility for Alternative Sentencing??
April 22, 2014, 4:32 pm
I confess that I am thrilled for 1000amys and humbled by her words to me. Thank you.
I don't think anyone else has asked this question on here ...
April 22, 2014, 2:33 pm
Should a CC parent of a AA child try to get involved in black culture? Or is that disrespectful to the culture?[/quote] IMO it is important for parents of AA or any children of color to make sure that they expose their child to as much of their culture as possible. Take AA boys to a barber that...
Husband's fears about adoption...any suggestions?
April 22, 2014, 12:32 pm
Quote: Originally Posted by NeedsANap Sex life questions??? I don't think of mself as too private, but that seems a bit invasive... I think I might have been unlucky, it seems a bit hit and miss for others - some people get asked, others don't (seems to depend on...
Help - advice for dealing with paternal grandparents
April 22, 2014, 6:16 am
I second what dmariehill said
Hair accessories and products
April 22, 2014, 5:09 am
@sol317: Relaxer is also a chemical, and they make it special formula for kids (not sure if it's much different than the adult formula) like "Just For Me," but it just seems wrong to put chemicals on your babies. I met a CC mom who had used it on her mixed daughter starting at under 12...
Voluntary Relinquishment of Parental Rights Form
April 21, 2014, 1:15 pm
can you please send me this form? Jenicain1207@gmail.com
For those who adopted teens...?
April 21, 2014, 6:52 am
We took placement of our daughter when she was 14. She was free for adoption, but no one ever explained to her what that meant or why she was being placed with us. Somehow she had this idea that she was here and while here she would be able to find the perfect family that fit her idea of what she...
Adopting Angels, Inc. out of Florida
April 20, 2014, 7:05 pm
Wondering if you found out anything. We are looking into adopting from their waiting child program and curious if anyone gave you any input on them. :) Thanks!
help info please
April 20, 2014, 11:39 am
Ok live in Ontario Canada. Here is my question. My daughter knows some giving up their baby. I am not homestudy ready yet how canI become the babys gaurdian or have custody of the baby untill I am home study approved? Also this is a drug addicted baby is ministry childrens aid called right away?
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