Category Archives: by Wendy Bancroft

Pushing for What’s Underneath

Today a fellow adoption blogger–wordsmithwest at reallifeadoptioncom–wrote about how her foster adopt son is finally beginning to allow some of his deeper pain to surface. When it came, it came strong

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Do all adoptees need to grieve their adoption?

This question was recently posed by one of the growing community of people on Twitter with an interest in adoption and I find it a fascinating and important question. In our family, the answer seems to have been a definite … Continue reading

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“Leap of Faith”?

Yesterday, Judy on Twitter Adoption Moms, posed the question: “Have you or others you’ve known followed a “leap of faith” to adopt?” Made me think–was my decision a “leap of faith”? Here’s what I wrote: I guess so. I’ve never … Continue reading

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Watching “Adopted,” the movie

Today I was reminded of the film “Adopted,” available as of today as a download from the site http://www.adoptedthemovie.com. It’s a powerful film, especially for those of us involved in a transracial adoption, and especially if we have adopted from, … Continue reading

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Hello and Welcome

Leah was adopted from the Philippines 23 years ago. It’s been 23 years of love and joy matched by anger, depression and fear. This is her story, but it’s her parents’ story too. It’s also her brother’s story and his … Continue reading

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