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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-20-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,647
Posted By sugarandspice697
I haven't adopted but I do have a child through...

I haven't adopted but I do have a child through assisted reproduction. Anyways, I think adoption is a wonderful way to add to your family and you should not be ashamed of wanting a girl. Everyone...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-21-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By sugarandspice697
Its because the process it takes to qualify the...

Its because the process it takes to qualify the child for international adoption take several months to complete. If the child was abandon, the local authorities must attempt to find the birth...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-28-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By sugarandspice697
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by pumpkingirl71 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1286369/new-to-adoption#post_16142771)


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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-28-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By sugarandspice697
Also, in regards to the openness, you have to...

Also, in regards to the openness, you have to decide what is best for you at this point. There are some people (including me) who learn a lot about open adoption and still are not interested in...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-19-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By sugarandspice697
Welcome to the  boards!   From what we had...

Welcome to the  boards!
 
From what we had experienced, foster to adopt might be the best choice for you (depending on what special needs you are open to). Honestly, if you are not open to...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-18-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By sugarandspice697
In my experience, a lot of our LGBT friends do...

In my experience, a lot of our LGBT friends do not have children and we do not call/ spend time with them very often because my daughter consumes my life. Anyways, we have tried to find new LGBT...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-18-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By sugarandspice697
Well... our situation is a bit different. DP and...

Well... our situation is a bit different. DP and I are African American and our daughter is Asian (she was born to us via embryo donation). When I am alone, most people assume that I am married to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-18-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By sugarandspice697
Oh, and to answer the OP's question... We chose...

Oh, and to answer the OP's question... We chose to do embryo donation instead of traditional adoption.
 
Our three reasons were very simple to us. The first was we found that is was difficult for...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-18-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By sugarandspice697
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by heatherdeg http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-15-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By sugarandspice697
Really? In my experience, Surrogacy is actually...

Really? In my experience, Surrogacy is actually MUCH higher than adoption inside of the United States if you go through an agency. We looked into surrogacy using my own eggs but we were told it...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-21-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,763
Posted By sugarandspice697
Polliwog: I'm not sure if you're talking to me...

Polliwog: I'm not sure if you're talking to me but if you are, she is 15 (almost 16) months old.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-20-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,763
Posted By sugarandspice697
My partner and I had our daughter through embryo...

My partner and I had our daughter through embryo donation so technically she isn't adopted but neither is she our biological child. She is Asian (Chinese-American to be exact) and we are both...
Forum: Spirituality   01-26-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By sugarandspice697
Quote: Originally Posted by Smokering...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Smokering http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14984157)
Do you feel Christians should not "do"...
Forum: Spirituality   01-26-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By sugarandspice697
Hello everyone! My partner and I are...

Hello everyone!

My partner and I are struggling with our faith.

We were both raised Christians (I was raised mostly non-denominational but we did attend a Baptist Church for awhile while DP...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-13-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By sugarandspice697
My partner and I had similar concerns before I...

My partner and I had similar concerns before I had my daughter. She is technically not adopted but she came to us through embryo donation; therefore, she doesn't share any of our genes. She is Asian...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-07-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,041
Posted By sugarandspice697
Its funny you mention this because I was talking...

Its funny you mention this because I was talking to my partner about a similar situation we are in. Although we are both devout Christians, my partner and I do not celebrate Christmas because it...
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