I've been wanting to post about "National Adoption Month" this whole month! But, sadly I've pretty much been sick for the past month or so. BUT, I'm finally feeling better and wanted to offer some information and resources about adoption.
Here is some information about how you and your family can take part in adoption and orphan care, even without adopting a child. - http://media.focusonthefamily.com/free-downloads/pdf/Orphan%20Care%20Resource%20Kit.pdf?refcd=142805
Wonderful website- "I Care about Orphans"
Also, here's something important for everyone to know. I can't tell you how many stories I've recently heard about families that have adopted, but also have their "own" children. I know these people are well-intentioned, so I can't blame them, but it does hurt my feelings a bit. As if the buddy isn't "my own" just because we don't share the same genetics? :/ Again, I'm not mad at these people and know they just have never been told correct adoption language. So, here's a link to the appropriate terms to use when talking about adoption! http://www.icareaboutorphans.org/CorrectAdoptionLanguage.aspx
That's all for today. More to come (hopefully)!