New Adoptive Parents

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Whether you recently adopted a child or have been successfully matched for an adoption, this site will help you in this time of transition. Children of all ages are adopted, and as we prepare to welcome a baby, toddler, older child, or teen, each age presents joys and challenges. has the necessary resources and support to help you with that new joy in your life.

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nikki Rose Guy - 3 days ago
my mum and Dad are Mean to Me #1
Jaafar - 4 months ago
I need family my age 19 u can help me i don't speak english #2

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