I want to say thank you for allowing us to adopt Vika into our family. It was not an easy decision for you to make and I want you to know that we will love and care for her like she is our own.
To My Beautiful Girl,
Almost 22 years ago, I fell in love with you, and the love has never wavered. When I found out that I was pregnant with you, my first thought was pure joy. I had always wanted to be a mother, and I saw you as nothing but a gift.
December Eve: the last day of National Adoption Month
You’ve probably noticed the surge of adoption info swirling around the world wide web this month like sweet reunion stories, adoption-related events and editorials. (FYI, November is National Adoption Month - in case you missed that memo.) That said, here is our BraveLove recap from National Adoption Month...
Julie | An Adoptive Mom from Texas
"Growing up, I did not know anyone that was adopted and really had no exposure to the idea." Why did you choose adoption?
It’s National Adoption Day!
TODAY is officially National Adoption Day, which means we (and other agencies and organizations around the country) are collectively celebrating nearly 40,000 children move from foster care to forever families. If you want to read more about National Adoption Day, visit this website for more details.
Matt | An Adoptee from Texas
I remember there being a funnily illustrated book about what it meant to be adopted. I can remember my mother taking the time to sit with me and read it. She was very serious and I could tell she was nervous, but I remember thinking I already knew I was adopted and it just didn't seem like it was a big deal.
Anna | An Adoptive Mom from Illinois
"We knew there were many choices that felt best for each woman and we wanted to connect with someone who felt that adoption was the right choice for *her* and her baby."