From the Family

From the Family

Older Child Adoption Advice

Older Child Adoption Advice

Adding an older child to your family comes with a unique set of joys and challenges. But as experienced families and Holt’s adoption-competent counselor will tell you, expectations are everything. 

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The Adopted Life: A Review

The Adopted Life: A Review

    Holt’s senior director of adoption services — and adoptive mom — Susie Doig reviews episode one of “The Adopted Life.”

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A Place of Love and Healing

A Place of Love and Healing

At Peace House, Holt’s medical foster home in China, Zoe Thomas finds the nurturing care she needs to recover from cleft lip surgery before traveling home to the U.S. with her adoptive family. 

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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Single mom Tina Schied discusses the joys of parenting teenage sons and of following her dream to grow her family through adoption.

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If You Know Us And Love Us…

If You Know Us And Love Us…

In a blog post for friends and family, adoptive mom Kristin Peddicord answers some of the questions she and her husband, Casey, have received since they arrived home with their daughter. 

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Before Us, You Were There

Before Us, You Were There

A Holt adoptive family reaches out to the sponsors who supported their son while he waited to come home. 

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Unstoppable Samuel

Unstoppable Samuel

Born without hands or feet, Holt adoptee Samuel Tyler adapts to his unique challenges with the love and support of his family.

by × September 28, 2015 × 1 comment

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Into The Rest of His Life

Into The Rest of His Life

As her son prepares for his final year of high school, writer and adoptive mom Susanne Antonetta holds fast to the moments and milestones still to come.

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Defined Through Love

Defined Through Love

Holt adoptive mom Maureen Cannalte reflects on the joy with which her daughter, Amber, has filled her life.

by × September 25, 2014 × 0 comments