The Adoption Decision

The Adoption Decision

15 Things You Want to Know Before Adopting

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About the Book

ways to adopt–and kinds of adoption—than ever.

This quick-start resource will help prospective parents consider key emotional and spiritual issues up front…before they plunge into the near-overwhelming mass of details and start to run into roadblocks, even dead ends.

Laura Christianson—an adoption educator and mentor, and an adoptive mom herself—brings her experience and knowledge to address unspoken but crucial questions about…

  • loving an adopted child
  • extended family’s reaction
  • expenses
  • openness in adoption
  • the role of birth parents
  • physical disabilities
  • emotional/behavioral challenges
  • racial and cultural prejudices

Recounting real-life miracles and mishaps of adoptive families, the author will help prospective parents—and their friends and family members—think through adoption’s challenges and joys, and confidently move forward from a firm emotional and spiritual footing.

Genres: Christian Living, Family, Nonfiction
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Year: 2007
Length: 256 pages
ASIN: 0736920005
ISBN: 9780736920001
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About the Author
Laura Christianson

Laura's career includes stints as a high school Journalism/English teacher, corporate communications director, freelance journalist, award-winning blogger, and social media marketing specialist.

She's the author of three books and thousands of articles and has been blogging professionally since 2004.

Laura owns Blogging Bistro (, a company that helps authors and other business professionals enhance their Internet presence through websites, blogs, and social media.

Mentoring emerging writers energizes Laura, as does swimming, rollerblading, walking, photography, and camping with her family. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and their two young-adult sons.