“Motherhood is a gift”

“Motherhood is a gift”

When I found out that I was pregnant it was pretty scary. When you’re sixteen you don’t think that you’re ready to do anything. My mum was crying and saying that things are going to be different, and she was right. I really just had to look at myself and decide what...
“I coped, you can too”

“I coped, you can too”

Prior to meeting Liesel, I had not long returned from 4 years of travel overseas. My final trip, home from Ireland, included sailing on a 48’ yacht from Waterford (Ireland) to Ascension Island on route to Capetown in South Africa, a 9hr US military flight from...
Sarah’s adoption story

Sarah’s adoption story

In the year 1994, there were around 40 known adoptions in Queensland. I happen to be one of those 40. Now, as a young adult, I’ve learnt to appreciate my life so much more knowing the fact that I was adopted, that I was chosen to live. I can’t actually recall the very...
“Adoption made our family”

“Adoption made our family”

Finding out that we weren’t able to have our own biological children was devastating. It was always our dream to be parents and now we had to face the fact of that dream not being fulfilled. Two years after we married, we decided to adopt. Nineteen months after...
Grandchild for Roy & Julie

Grandchild for Roy & Julie

At a family gathering, our son announced that he was responsible for his girlfriend being pregnant. Our minds raced…………a baby! a grandchild! Obviously it was a difficult announcement to make as they knew it went against our beliefs and...

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