How 12 Families Celebrate Their Adoption Anniversary

Celebrating an adoption anniversary is different for every family. These special days are spread throughout the year and families all have their own traditions. Which makes sense since each of these families have been on a unique journey to find their missing piece(s).

In this Huffington Post article, 12 families share the special day their adoption happened and what they do to celebrate. After all, this is a special day. Ranging from domestic infant adoption to foster adoption and even to international adoption, every family has a unique story to share.

One family shares with rainbow cake, while another celebrates with Korean food. The traditions are different, but they all have adoption in common. Adoption has been a beautiful way for these families to come together. Why wouldn’t these families celebrate?

Though Gotcha Day has held some controversy, these adoption anniversaries focus on becoming a family. These celebrations are not meant to mask the loss that comes with adoption. They are meant to celebrate life with a family that loves and cares for each other.

How do you celebrate your family’s adoption anniversary?

Click here to read the 12 stories.

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Crystal started in the adoption community as an intern for From there she became the content manager, and has recently moved to become a content specialist. Crystal has been touched by the hundreds of articles she's read and edited from all members of the adoption triad. In her free time she loves to spend too much time on Instagram, hike around Oregon, and hang out with her husband. Show her pictures of your puppies or share some salt and vinegar chips with her, and you've got a friend for life.

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