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Twenty-one years ago, my husband and I adopted our first child. At the time, we were not the typical adoption family. Many couples go through a lengthy period of trying to have children before grieving the loss of hope and turning toward the option of adoption. Because of a trauma in my husband’s early childhood, we knew before we were married that adoption was our course of action for a family. We went through pre-adoption classes and decided to adopt from Vietnam. The adoption process took nine months. We came home Christmas Eve with a beautiful five-month-old baby boy. Overall… Read More
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Jesse’s Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adjusting to Three Children, Three and Under When our oldest son, James, was three years old, my husband and I began the adoptive process once again. We anticipated adopting a baby girl this time. We filled out all the paperwork, … Read more

December 2020
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Picking Up Toys

Wanda Kinsinger

When the children were young, I had a firm rule about picking up toys before meals. In my training in physical therapy, I learned that it takes the same level of intellectual and motor skills to pull a toy out … Read more

December 2020
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How to Instill the Joy of Giving in our Children

Wanda Kinsinger

When our oldest was seven and our youngest was four, I started a new tradition for our family Christmas—a tradition of giving. It can be difficult for youngsters to realize that Christmas is about more than getting gifts. Their little … Read more

October 2020
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Adoption is a Redemption Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adoption is a redemption story. It is a reflection of our own adoption into God’s family. When we can relate with our adopted children regarding our own adoption in Christ, we come to better understand what God desires for us … Read more

August 2020
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Learning To Train – Not To Parent

Wanda Kinsinger

Twenty-one years ago, my husband and I adopted our first child. At the time, we were not the typical adoption family. Many couples go through a lengthy period of trying to have children before grieving the loss of hope and … Read more

August 2020
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La adopción es una historia de redención

Wanda Kinsinger

La adopción es una historia de redención. Es un reflejo de nuestra propia adopción en la familia de Dios. Cuando podemos relacionarnos con nuestros hijos adoptivos en relación a nuestra propia adopción en Cristo llegamos a comprender mejor lo que … Read more

January 2020
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