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Synonyms for adoption

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Synonyms for adoption

a ready taking up of something

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Synonyms for adoption

the act of accepting with approval

a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood

the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

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a closed adoption; How to handle a foreign adoption; How to survive the agonizing wait to become parents; How to tell your adopted child "the story"; How to make your adopted child feel loved; How to negotiate a relationship with your child's birth parents; How to help your child work through feelings of loneliness or rejection; How to dispel negative attitudes you will encounter about adoption; And so much more, including suggestions from birthparents and adoptees!
Section 9 of the Act states that all rights, duties, obligations and liabilities of the parent, guardian of the adopted child, shall vest in and be exercisable by and enforceable against the adopter as though the adopted child was a child born to the adopter in lawful wedlock.
The CHR stressed that being an adopted child or 'ampon' is not a matter of ridicule and that a person's birth circumstance does not diminish his or her dignity, nor does it define his or her personhood.
A TEACHER had an adopted child taken away after malicious allegations of sex assault by female pupils.
Her first adopted child passed away at 7 months old, likely from malnutrition at a time when infant formula was impossible to find.
Answers to the Question Every Adopted Child Asks" by Barbara Burlingham-Brown
"The matter has been examined in this ministry (MEA) and to mitigate the problems faced by such children, it has been decided that for the issuance of passports to abandoned, orphan inter-country children, passport authorities may either accept copy of birth certificate or the date of birth as recorded in the court order which should be accompanied by a copy of NOC of CARA bearing date of birth of the adopted child, as his birth proof," the MEA circular said.
Cook, who has an adopted child, said he supports the bill not as an endorsement of gay rights, but out of concern for the well-being of adopted children.
"Adopting Older Children" is a thorough guide that enumerates the issues an older adopted child faces and provides a comprehensive overview of problems and how adopting parents can successfully deal with them, including critical information about developmental issues; problems related to the adoptee's emerging sense of self, including sexual orientation and cultural identity; and other special needs that children may have.
The statute also stated that if a foster parent decided to marry his or her adopted child, custody of the child would be taken away from the foster parent.
She said the adoption process is very difficult regardless of the country of the adopted child. Social workers check living conditions, financial services - revenues, police - possible problems with the law.
The bill, approved on September 22, "opens the door for the caretaker of a family to marry his or her adopted child if a court rules it is in the interests of the individual child," the Guardian reported.
Ramzan Chhipa presented a flower bouquet to the adopting couple and took oath from them that they would spare no effort in rearing the adopted child as their own child and would provide best opportunities for the recreation, education and training in all fields of life.
In other cases, adopted children might act up and present what looks like a serious psychiatric problem, but closer examination shows it is an adjustment reaction or other low-level problem that occurs as an adopted child struggles to understand the meaning and implications of adoption, said Dr.