Editor’s Note: This guest blog post was submitted by adoptive mother and adult adoptee, Christine Wernquist, who shares their journey in this second installment of a three-part series. With her gracious permission, we have the privilege to feature this beautiful piece with you. This is the second blog post of a three-part series. My prayer […]

Adoptive Family Education, Guest Bloggers

November 30, 2023

Part II: Building Bonds

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Editor’s Note: This guest blog post was submitted by adoptive mother, Cecily Conquest, who shares a vulnerable look into what they learned through their own experience pursuing adoption after infertility. With her gracious permission, we have the privilege to feature this truth-filled and encouraging piece with you. I will never forget the moment I heard […]

Guest Bloggers

November 3, 2023

Even If He Does Not: Pursuing Adoption After Infertility

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Editor’s Note: This guest blog post was submitted by adoptive mother and adult adoptee, Christine Wernquist, who shares their journey in the first of a three-part series. With her gracious permission, we have the privilege to feature this beautiful piece with you. This is the first blog post of a three-part series. My prayer in […]

Adoptive Family Education, Guest Bloggers

October 13, 2023

Part I: Beautifully Imperfect

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Embarking on the path of adoption can be both exhilarating and daunting. Among the various adoption options, open adoption has gained popularity in recent years, offering a unique opportunity for birth parents, adoptive parents, and children to maintain connections and nurture ongoing relationships. Since 2017, when our agency added a new application requirement for all […]

Adoptive Family Education

September 1, 2023

Navigating the Fears of Open Adoption: A Journey of Love and Understanding

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