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Bookended in Love: A Picture of Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 19, 2015

loveWe loved this precious perspective through one adoptive mom's recent experience through open adoption. In this tender and heartfelt post from blogger-mom Lindsey Redfern, we get to see the mixed emotions, from the bittersweet and beautiful experience between one birth mother and adoptive mom. In adoption a child has love on all sides, love-to-love, as she so beautifully illustrates through her captioned photo store here.

And yet, here is this beautiful vibrant woman who is literally entrusting a piece of her heart to me. I would do anything for her and not just because of her sacrifice but because I loved her deeply and recognized her soul. She trusted me. And I trusted her. This experience wasn’t about me. It was about her and her daughter. It was about what we would share together in this sacred space. I had no idea what I was about to experience..." Read the rest of Lindsey's blog.

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Topics: Open Adoption