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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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In other words, the law allows the adopted child to consider his/her adopting parents not just as tito at tita but his/her own tatay at nanay!
The 2007 NSCH survey found that adopting parents were likely to be married, to be educated, to live in safe neighborhoods and to have health insurance.
Hill, the Supreme Court of Missouri referenced this alteration as a "change [in] the blood stream of an adopted child," and acknowledged that adopted children were the children of adoptive parents "for every purpose as fully as though born to the adopting parents." (67) In Hill, the adoptees at issue were two adult stepchildren of the decedent, who the decedent adopted shortly before his death.
Through strategic partnerships and an understanding of the financial burdens domestic and international adoptions can incur, the Ridgeland-based organization provides assistance with legal fees for adopting parents and ensures that all birthmother services are free.
"Ramzan Chhipa on the occasion, took oath from the adopting parents that they would never allow a situation to be created for the child that it was not their biological child but would spare no efforts in rearing him as favoured Pakistani national while they would ensure provisioning of all the best for his grooming as regards to education and skills so that the child could prove an asset to the nation and the world." The adopting parents vowed that they would never allow any situation to be created to undermine the child and would rear him as their own biological child.
Accredited organizations and adopting parents will provide a confirmation in writing that they will be responsible for health and education of adopted child, they will also undertake to follow the requirements set by the legislation of Kyrgyzstan.
Be sure to educate adopting parents about signs of trauma because such a history is so much more likely in a child who has come up for adoption.
In a closed adoption, the identity of the birth parents is kept hidden from the adopting parents and vice-versa.
And Yuriy Pavlenko, Ukraine's family and youth minister, also insisted that his country's law states adopting parents must be no more than 45 years older than the child.
Like many adopting parents, Jason and Tracey Gorbett of Castle Rock, Colo., also want their two-year-old daughter, Gabriella Yi Li, to keep a connection with Chinese culture after getting home.
Through lively prose and creative illustrations, Foster, the mother of two sons she and her husband adopted after toddlerhood, offers lessons and strategies to other adopting parents on confronting challenges and making the best of the adopted child-parent relationship.
In Morocco, at a creche for orphans that Michael and I have raised money for, Christians are discriminated against - staff insist that adopting parents must be Muslim.