Our Adoption Day in Court

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 9/1/20 3:35 PM

I’ll never forget Jade’s final adoption day in court. We were surrounded by families just like us. We were all there out of love and a shared understanding of the struggle to become a family. I remember when they called our names to come up before the judge. The lawyers had prepped Brian and I beforehand on what we would be asked and what to say. When the lawyer asked Brian to state our daughter’s name, Brian was able to get out her first name and then burst into tears. It was our commitment to loving her forever. It was an amazing feeling to give your whole heart to a tiny little human. She has changed our lives for the better. We are so thankful her birth mother chose us. 

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Topics: Testimonials, Adoption Stories, Transracial Adoption, Development

International Speaker & Author On Transracial Adoption on reFRAMED

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 3/25/19 6:37 AM

"Embracing the Heart, Mind, and Spirit of Transracial Adoption"

The reFRAMED Podcast team was thrilled to have Author & International Speaker On Transracial Adoption, Rhonda Roorda, as our special guest for Episode 3.

reFRAMED Host, Emily Morehead, along with coworker, Lindsay Garrett, talk with Rhonda about how children of color who are adopted by white families can honor their culture and embrace their culture.

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Topics: Gladney University, Education, reFRAMED Podcast, Attachment, Transracial Adoption

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