(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Abandonment: When used in the context of adoption, this term refers to the most common involuntary reason that the parental rights of an absent parent can be terminated by a court. Although the laws of each state will define this term differently for residents of that state, these definitions... [more
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Termination of Parental Rights
You have rights as a parent. Your parental rights afford you the responsibility over the emotional and physical wellbeing of your child. You have the right to make decisions for your child—decisions that are in the best interest of your child. This could include many decisions related to...
Infant Safe Haven Laws- Kansas
Infant's Age Statute: § 38-15,100 45 days old or younger Who May Relinquish the Infant Statute: § 38-15,100 Parent Person having legal custody of the child Who May Receive the Infant Statute: § 38-15,100 Fire station City or county health department Medical care facility Responsibilities... Daughters of Zion
Who this Series is For: Birthmothers and BirthGrandmothers Series Based on: The Book of Isaiah: Life Application Bible, N.I.V, Tyndale Publishing In this life-changing, inspirational series birthmothers and their mothers will be brought forth and placed at the foot of God's alter. Together,... Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Oregon
Statute: §§ 419B.500; 502; 504; 506; 508 Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Alcohol or Drug Induced Incapacity Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child ...
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June 21, 2012, 6:22 am
Summer officially started yesterday. In our neck of the woods, we have been having a very hot, very dry 'summer' for almost a month now. I love summer- especially when the air conditioning is working!
OSG has a busy summer planned. He is currently away from home and living it up in a dorm room... Change
November 16, 2013, 2:01 am
As I walked today I remembered some of the seasons of my life. I tend to introspect and let it go, but it was more of a controlled flow. In sharing my testimony today with a friend, I skimmed over one of the most life changing events in my life.
More than choosing to live... Adoption: Not Something to Keep Hushed Up
August 30, 2012, 10:53 am
One of the most revealing conversations I’ve ever heard of regarding adoption took place between my brother and a young man who used to be our next door neighbor.
My family lived in South Carolina when I was young, and, being a military family, we moved around a lot. Years later, when my...
"Abandonment" in the Adoption Forums
October 23, 2013, 3:05 pm
I sit here a grown man in my early thirties crying my eyes out as I write this.
I simply cannot take it anymore.
For years i have struggled with my identity,i have always feel worthless,no good,i find it hard to trust people I don't have any close friends,I cant let people in.I always keep...
Baby reacting to older children's tantrums....
October 17, 2013, 5:06 pm
Twin A throws some very bad tantrums. She hits walls, bangs her head against the wall, yells, screams, calls names, spits, etc. When she is throwing these fits we put her on the naughty spot. Well, now the baby has started hitting our other kids and hitting himself when she throws these fits. I...
October 30, 2013, 4:31 am
several times a say i think of my boyfriend maybe gonna break up with me.
i am so tired of this tought.
i think it day in day out.
i have serious abandonment issues.
who recognizes this?
For the better....
October 1, 2013, 12:27 pm
This really is my first time on this forum so I hope I put this in the right area. My name is Gayle, and I'm 29 years old. So here is my story.
I was adopted when I was 2 years old, while I never knew my bparents, my mom and dad never kept the fact that I was adopted from me. My mom is a...
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Adoptee and Birthmother: A Dual Journey of Healing
How can you possibly heal as a birthmother when first you are an adoptee? You spend your time trying to fill the void, trying to find your roots and healing the split-off parts that run you. In fact,... Our Family's Struggle
It all began with a telephone call early in the morning of January 2, 1992. My sister in-law was calling asking for help. Her grandson had been detained by Child Protective Services. This was the... Grieving Peggy: Finding a Grave at the End of a Search
As I approach the fifth anniversary of finding Peggy, my birthmother, deceased, I look back and realize that finding a grave at the end of my search was one of the most difficult and stressful...
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