Adoption

Duggars considering adoption

The Duggars of "19 Kids And Counting" fame are considering adding to their family via adoption: 

http://www.today.com/moms/duggars-consider-adopting-their-20th-child-1C9081219

(Sorry, can't make it clicky)  

What say you, Adoption Board??   


Re: Duggars considering adoption

  • Ugh
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  • It was discussed on one of my FB pages and I don't see a problem with it. A lot of points were made, including:

    -Anyone who visits an orphanage may feel a pull toward adoption. And they just said they're open to it, not that they are going to do

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  • I wouldn't mind being a fly on the wall for their home study.
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    I wouldn't mind being a fly on the wall for their home study.

     

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  • I agree with many of the points Dr.L made.  They seem to have a very loving, happy family, so why not?  I did wonder about the home study and the parameters of different types of adoption.  I know for international adoption, many

  • This doesn't bother me, but I don't regularly watch the show.  They do seem to take care of their kids and just like having a large family.  I struggle raising two, but more power to them if they want to grow their family.  They would have
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  • I wondered what you all thought about this too. I do agree that their kids seem happy, healthy and semi-well adjusted so I can't fault them for wanting more children. Especially if they are willing to look at a special needs adoption. I would probably

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  • They're looking to welcome a child into their family who otherwise wouldn't have a family. They're already under public scrutiny with a reality show- I would be surprised if the homestudy uncovered any skeletons in the closet. 

    If they choose

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  • I don't like them. There, I said it.

  • Hmm...I don't know...I don't really watch the show or know too much about them, but if they want to help a child by adopting, I'd say "go for it!" :)

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  • I personally disagree with having that many kids because I think it's not fair to the older ones to have a "buddy" to take care of... to each their own, just NMS. I would think they'd have difficult getting homestudy approved with so many kids in the home
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    I personally disagree with having that many kids because I think it's not fair to the older ones to have a
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