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Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

Sherrie Eldridge has illuminated many issues adoptees and adoptive families face. Many books have addressed problems in adoption, but Eldridge tackles the real villain: unresolved loss and grief issues and the trauma that precedes all adoptions. This book is a gift to everyone involved in adoption. Eldridge’s personal disclosures add a level of warmth and […]

The Connected Child : By Karyn Purvis

The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family and addressing their special needs requires care, consideration, and compassion. Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you to […]

Adoption From The Inside Out

Click on Adoption from the Inside Out for an article (reprinted from Adoption Today magazine) by Michael Monroe and Dr. Karyn Purvis about the importance of healthy motivations and expectations throughout the adoption journey. By Tapestry @ Irving Bible Church in Irving, TX.

Help We’re Adopting : By Michael Monroe

Click on Help Were Adopting for an article from Adoption Today magazine about how parents can prepare for some of the challenges of adoption. By Tapestry @ Irving Bible Church in Irving, TX.