Adopting Doesn’t Make Parenting Any Easier

“You are complaining that your kid throws awful tantrums? Did you, like, want a kid forever?”

Apparently some people think that adopting means that you’re not allowed to talk about the hard parts of parenting. Their logic goes like this: “You signed up for this. Like, really signed up for it. So now thar it’s hard, you should just suck it up.”

There is so much wrong with this crappy line of thinking that I won’t even begin to work on refuting it. Instead, I’ll direct you over to adoptive mom Kenna Shumway’s thoughts on the subject.

Read them here.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at She currently works as a content specialist at, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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