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  1. 4 1/2 years ago I took my 3yr old niece through kinship care program in our states child protective services dept. Both parents were strung out on heroine and incarcerated. They have pretty much been MIA even after they were released, their parental rights were terminated. I adopted her 1 1/2 years ago. It has been a journey to say the least but you have hit the nail on the head with everything I have been going through.
    I have felt supported by my friends and family but only someone in this situation can truly know. Thank you so much for your words of encouragement.

    1. *hugs* It is quite the journey. I pray that you have safety in peace in the process of raising her well.

  2. Thank you for expressing this so well! Blessings to you.

  3. Bethany Davis says:

    Hi Natasha,

    First off, good morning from Vernonia Oregon! Secondly, happy August, and happy Saturday! Thirdly, I wanted to comment once again on your beautiful posts about adoption for the adoptive families/Moms. No, trauma isn’t the end of the story. I was blessed to be adopted at 10 months old, so I did not experience the extent of the trauma that your two sweet older kiddos did. However, I did have some trauma of my own. While I’m not Mother Teresa, or Corrie ten Boom, or Anne Grahm Lots, I like to think of myself fully recovered from my past traumas. It was said that I would destroy and ruin our family break up my folks’ marriage. I am here to tell you as a former adoptive kid, that my folks are celebrating their 50th anniversary today. Unfortunately, due to the circumstances of our country and the world, the big party has to wait until next year:-) Of course, we will be celebrating my folks later this evening, so it’s not a total loss.

    Thank you once again for posting! Have a nice weekend!

    God Bless!

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