A Child Chosen

Explaining The Adoption Process



A Couple Adopted Seven Siblings

Adopting siblings is a great way to maintain an adopted child’s stability. A Family For Every Child indicates that a child’s siblings are their only “forever family” until adoption. They are the only people who have had a front row seat in the child’s life. Siblings understand each other intimately. Separating them can be devastating. …


How One Couple Is Helping Kids And Spreading A Powerful Message Through Adoption

One Arizona mom is making a big difference in the lives of orphaned kids. Both she and her husband have adopted a total of four kids so far. They are planning to adopt another girl in the near future. Together the Gagnon couple has six kids, which includes four adopted kids and two biological ones. …


Queensland Advocates for Equality in Adoption of Children

Same-sex couples and single people have been discriminated for a long time, especially regarding adoption of children. However, in Queensland, the Labor bill passed the reform of the state‚Äôs adoption laws after a debate with the esteemed Speaker casting the final vote. Therefore, same sex couples and couples seeking fertility treatments were allowed to register …


Eighteen Year Old Adopted Into a Loving Family

ABC News reported on 18 July that an 18-year-old who had been in foster care for over 13 years had been adopted into a forever home. According to this article http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/18-year-spent-13-years-foster-care-adopted/story?id=48679708 Carson Petersen, an 18-year-old young man from Fresno was adopted by his foster parents Rex and Renee Petersen after having spent over 13 years …


Parents of Adopted Children Face More Special Education Challenges

Studies show that adopted children suffer from learning disabilities at more than twice the rate of children born biologically to both parents. The result is that many parents of adopted children find themselves in need of professional special education services. It brings up a lot of issues, including the possible need to find a special …


Adoption and Being a Parent to an Adopted Child

Anna Lokey’s husband, Shaun broached the idea of adopting a child, which took her off guard, to the extent that she considered it an understatement. She felt she wasn’t ready to bring up someone else’s child, whereas the husband took it as his duty to adopt a child owing to his childhood experience and upbringing. …

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