A Mother's Adoption Journey
For much of her adult life, Darlene believed she wouldn't make a good mother: "Besides, I couldn't admit to anyone that I didn't know how to do mother things. So I married someone who didn't want to have children either." Everything seemed fine for twelve years of her marriage, but then Darlene slowly came to realise that she really did want a child. At age forty, things weren't going to be that easy. In this humorous, warm and poignant book, Darlene takes the reader with her as she decides that the most sensible option left to her is adoption. Through narrative and diary excerpts, she details the emotional ups and downs involved in the process. Ideal for potential parents and professionals, this book gives all the factual information needed during the adoption process and prepares the reader for the joys and challenges that may lie ahead.
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MAKING THE DECISIONS
RESEARCH AND PLANNING
THE TRIP ABROAD
LIFE WITH YOUR CHILD
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