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Publisher Description

All My Children actress Jill Larson moved mountains as a single mother to adopt her daughter from China. George Fadok, a former Navy commander, grappled with “changing the rules” eighteen years after placing his daughter in a closed adoption. Angela Paxton, Texas state senator and an adoptee, never thought she would ever meet her birthmom, but when she did, it changed her life.

Embarking on an adoption journey can be daunting, but now you are not alone! This collection of true, beautiful accounts, including Larson’s, Fadok’s, and Paxton’s, takes an honest look at the process, the struggles, and the undeniable joy that comes with adoption. With insights from all three adoption triad viewpoints, Adopting Hope shares a wealth of lessons learned and tips for every person contemplating an adoption journey.
How to have the courage to adoptHow to decide on an open vs. a closed adoptionHow to handle a foreign adoptionHow to survive the agonizing wait to become parentsHow to tell your adopted child “the story”How to make your adopted child feel lovedHow to negotiate a relationship with your child’s birth parentsHow to help your child work through feelings of loneliness or rejectionHow to dispel negative attitudes you will encounter about adoptionAnd so much more, including suggestions from birthparents and adoptees!
From Lorri Antosz Benson, author of To Have and Not to Hold, this heartfelt compilation is ultimately a message of hope, love, and destiny as each family discovers the truth that a child doesn't need to be blood to be truly yours.

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2018
September 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
224
Pages
PUBLISHER
Familius
SELLER
Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
SIZE
2.3
MB