Adopting

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  1. Looking to Adopt

    Newbie central! Just starting the adoption process? Trying to figure it all out? Got words of wisdom for those who are? Post questions and get advice from those who've "been there, done that."

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  2. Parents-in-Waiting

    Where the elite meet. Abrazo's proud Parents of Tomorrow orientation graduates exchange info, encouragement, grins and groans while awaiting Placement Day. (Remember: that's not "if?" but "when?!")

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  3. Especially for Againers

    Returning to Abrazo for a second child? or a third? or ...? Open adoption veterans have their own questions, concerns and dreams, and now, they also have their own clubhouse in which to explore them. Welcome back, old friends!

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  4. When Baby Comes Home

    From entrustment (Placement Day) until adoption (Finalization Day), there's a whole new set of responsibilities and challenges, so look here for advice, reminders and support as you move closer to that court date, when you become a "forever family" for real.

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  5. Joyous Journeys

    On-line journals, sharing the progress of families-to-be in search of special little someones; updating friends and relatives nationwide; and heralding miraculous new arrivals and eagerly-awaited homecomings.

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  6. Tears, Fears & Keeping The Faith

    Adoption is a road with both scenic views and detours. Failed plans are painful losses, for would-be's and bioparents alike. But take heart! Here's a safe haven for sharing sorrows, exploring risks and finding comfort in times of uncertainty and grief.

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  7. The Family Room

    For the grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, and other beloved relatives of all our adoption participants. A special place for the kinfolk to query, congregate, share and celebrate, as beautiful new family trees are grafted and grown through the miracle of adoption.

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  8. Mi Amigos

    Welcome to Alumni Hall, where successful Abrazo orientation grads who joined up, gave it their all and grew their families as a result can keep in touch via their original group; no longer in-waiting, but all parents!!

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