There is a lot of information to be found on the internet regarding international adoption but some of the most helpful, practical stuff is found on the personal blogs of families who have adopted or are in the process of adopting from Ethiopia. Whether it’s tips that help make the transition a little easier for child and family or venting about unexpected issues that pop up and soliciting others’ advice, the blogs are a wealth of good info and networking. Below you’ll find several links to some great blog posts I think you might appreciate!
A Year As A Family – from Mandy W
How one family is celebrating their first year after bringing their two little girls home
Amazing Day – from Anteneh’s Family
A mother tells her son about when they met his birth mother in Ethiopia
The Communication Gap – from On The Fly
Communicating with your non-English-speaking child
Considering A Sibling Group? – from Mary Owlhaven
A good overview of many considerations and blessings of adopting siblings
One Month Ago Today – from Our Adoption Journey
Looking back on the first month with their baby girl
Adoption Questions/Answers for You – from A Bushel and A Peck
Addressing things like realistic expectations for bonding and how to prepare
More to come! Be sure to leave your comments!