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Finding Motherhood: An Unexpected Journey by Jill M Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
When Jill Murphy became pregnant at the age of seventeen, she was faced with some difficult decisions. Unsure of how to be the mother she knew her child deserved, Murphy chose adoption for her baby. Years later, after she married the man of her dreams, Murphy decided it was time to create the family she’d always imagined. Her journey toward motherhood then took an unexpected turn: adoption.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped! by Michael Curry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.
Building Your Forever Family: A Guide to Domestic Infant Adoption by Christine Kruger-Remus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Adoption is becoming more and more common as a way to build a family. Yet it can be a confusing process if you don’t have a guide to help you understand what to expect. If you’re considering adoption but are wondering what to expect, this book will help you understand the ins and outs of the adoption process, answer questions you might have, and give you confidence for the road ahead.
Concurrent Planning: A Journey of Infertility to Adoption by Dawn Xu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
Explore the heartbreaking journey of infertility that ends in adoption from foster care.
Journey To Josie by James Chew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
Readiness to Adopt Children with Special Needs: A Self-Survey for Prospective Adoptive Parents by Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This survey is for prospective adoption parents who are considering adopting children children with special needs. Your answers will show you where you have strengths as a parent and where you have room for improvement.
What I Wish I Had Known Before Adopting: Preparing for Adoption and Dispelling Adoption Myths by Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Preparing for adoption involves more than setting up a nursery. It also means learning how to be more sensitive to the needs of adoptees so adoptive parents can be better prepared when their adopted children deal with emotional issues concerning their adoption. Besides addressing thoughtless comments, this article (about 7,700 words) exposes several of the myths linked with adoption.
The Adoption of Daniel by Dee Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
If you have ever wanted to adopt a child, you may be interested in a true story of adoption. Here is the account of the adoption of Daniel.
A Beginner's Guide to Low-Cost Adoptions by John Armeau
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Free guide to low-cost U.S. and international adoptions. Written by adoptive parents, this book provides valuable insight into the adoption process, available children, best internet resources, avoidable pitfalls, plus tax credits, loans, and grants. See adoptioninformationsite.com
Journey Back Home: A Dad's Tale of Fostering and Adoption by EE George
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Nowadays foster parents get all kinds of training prior to opening their door to their first child, none of which provides the missing ingredient that a substitute Mom or Dad really needs: experience. That’s where Journey Back Home comes in. The narrative has relevance to anyone interested in dealing with difficult child behaviors or directing their children’s lives purposefully.
Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call by Mardie Caldwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Do you feel that you are called to adopt a child? Many Christian families, seeing the need to step forward in faith and raise a child not of their bodies, are choosing to learn more about the miracle of families created through adoption.
Ten Things Wonderful Parents do for Their Children by Constance Lang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Guidelines for special needs adoption and strategies for parenting children with special needs and challenging behaviors
Real Dolls by Janice Daugharty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
If you miss your grown children and think you'd like another chance to get it right, read this personal essay. Maybe you would like child-raising to be a little easier this go round--read "Real Dolls." Maybe you have a grandchild (or grandchildren) who you don't get to see that often--well, here's the solution for you. Of course it's gonna cost you, but not for this essay, which is free!