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6 Helpful Tips for Life with Your Adopted Child

Arabella represents 1 of over 7,000 children welcomed as sons and daughters through Lifesong adoption support.   You have dotted all your i’s and crossed every t. You crushed that pile of paperwork your adoption agency threw at you. You …

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Trusting God’s Perfect Timing in Your Adoption

  The path of adoption is often filled with mountains to cross. Thankfully, when you know the Mountain-Mover, you don’t have to walk alone. God is in the business of placing children into families. Even better, He rarely works alone, …

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Saying Yes to Adoption a Second Time

Surprise pregnancies are a somewhat common occurrence. Surprise adoptions I would guess are a bit fewer and far between. Our first adoption process was relatively smooth. We always thought we would adopt, we started the process, and we brought home …

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Where Do I Start? An Adoption Guide

Guest post by Loving Shepherd Ministries Adoption can be an overwhelming process, and it’s ever-changing. Recent slow-downs in many countries and a vast number of agencies to choose from (both international and domestic) can lead you to ask questions like: …

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Guatemala Update

We are thankful to share this update from our ministry partners at Village of Hope Guatemala.   We want to take this space and thank our amazing beautiful teams and church partners. This season has been one that has been …

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5 Simple Ways to Make this School Year Great for Your Adopted Child

The start of school can be a time of anxiety for all young learners, but it can be especially tough for our adopted kids. Curious students will often ask awkward questions. Simple school projects can inadvertently bring up hard things …

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Highest Scores, Excellent Teachers and Community Outreach

Last month marked the end of another school year at our three schools in Ethiopia. Once again our staff saw many students receive the highest marks on the national exams. Not only that, but 46 of our girls achieved the …

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The Gift of Special Needs

The first 15 years of our married life, my husband was a pediatric physical therapist. He began his career at a small clinic on the north side of Chicago working for kids with special needs. His ease with kids was …

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3 Things You Need to Know Before Adoption

What parents wished they knew before adoption…I am sure that you could write 20 posts on that subject…But I’ll share 3 I think are essential. Recently I heard former Atlanta fire chief, Kelvin Cochran share on a podcast three essential values …

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2018 Mid-Year Impact Report

We believe God calls us to care for orphans–and with you–we are reaching more than ever. God is using people like you to adopt, care, serve, and give to support orphans and vulnerable children through Lifesong.   Take a look …

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