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Virgin Islands Consent to Adoption Law
Consent to Adoption State-Specific Search Results Virgin Islands Who May Adopt Statute: Tit. 16 § 142(a) The parents or surviving parent. The guardian or next of kin in the Virgin Islands. A guardian ad litem appointed by the court. Age When Consent of Adoptee is Considered or Required ...
Who can adopt?
If you’re wondering if you fit the picture of an adoptive parent, ask yourself the following Yes or No questions (this is not a multiple choice test): Are you married or single? Are you childless, or already parenting kids? Are you not disabled, or do you have a disability that does... Older Child Adoption Lingo
I've always been intrigued by lingo, insider vocabulary. For example, in the restaurant world, they have words like "in the weeds" meaning a waitperson or the kitchen that is overwhelmed and not on top of things. Or "diver" meaning the dishwasher. Every field has it's own lingo, including the older... Strong Marriage
Taken from Growing Concerns -- A childrearing question-and-answer column with Martha Erickson of the University of Minnesota. Question: We have an eight-month-old baby who screams every time I walk out of her sight. My husband is always complaining that since we became parents, he and I never...
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Oh, the Pain of No Friends
May 26, 2013, 11:18 pm
My darling, sweet, totally socially clueless fifteen-year-old daughter can't make (or keep) a friend to save her life. The more desperately she chases after friends, the faster they run. Just this week I got a call from a mother whose sixteen-year-old daughter (with her own schizo-affective... Ten Years In Adoption
May 30, 2013, 5:08 pm
Today, my son is ten. In fact, on this evening, ten years ago, I was sitting in a hospital room, with a good friend, eating dinner, while he convinced me that I should name my son after him. After all, he had been there when I found out I was pregnant, and had been ready to tell everyone he was... Honor
May 24, 2013, 2:41 pm
In May, there is often a lot of focus on the adoption community mainly due to Mother's Day, and of course, Birthmother's Day. Myself personally, I don't celebrate Birthmother's Day. Mother's Day is just one of those really tough days for me as mother who has relinquished. Beyond that, I struggle...
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Will they show up today....
June 16, 2013, 12:15 am
My original 3, their mom is always there. She's 1-3pm
But dad is a no show 90% of the time. Only time he shows is when he has a girlfriend to impress. According to FB, girlfriend ran off with some other guy yesterday. He's supposed to be 3-5 pm.
My newest 2, both former foster parents claim...
Questions to ask the parents?
June 14, 2013, 2:12 pm
We have a meeting about a girl coming up with the parents of the child. I don't really know what I should ask them? I adopted both my sons from our Ministry and they were in care. This is a very different scenario and I don't want to offend by asking too much, but not taking enough interest....
June 15, 2013, 11:11 am
I'm a female adoptee searching for any biological family. I was born May 22, 1966 in Burlington Vermont.
My adoption was done thru the Elizabeth Lund home, and my adoptive parents lived in New Jersey.
DOB 2-10-1986 Female- North Platte, NE ISO birthfamily
June 14, 2013, 12:41 pm
I was born in North Platte Nebraska 2-10-1986. It was a closed adoption. I was told that my mother was Mexican and my father was Italian. I have tan skin, dark brown hair and eyes, and glasses. The attorney who arranged the adoption for my family is now deceased and another company took over his...
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My Birth Mother Story
I was a 23 year old single mother of a 2 year old chronically ill child when I found out that I was pregnant. I knew with in weeks that I wanted to place my son for adoption. I went to 3 agencies and... Jeanne
Although my birthdaughter, Jeanne, and I have been corresponding for nearly ten years, we recently met again for the third time. Jeanne, her husband and their daughters would be coming to Wisconsin... An Open Adoption Story
All the preparations had been made for the baby shower: cake, decorations, games, flowers, balloons, food and drink. I was nervous because it was my first baby shower in our new home. No, it wasn't...
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