“Being a family means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.”

Parenthood requires love, not DNA.

“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” - Robert A. Heinlein

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.” - Winnie the Pooh.

“All that we love deeply becomes a part of us” - Helen Keller

"My life has been shaped by the decision two people made over 24 years ago. They decided to adopt a child. They got me, and I got a chance at the kind of life all children deserve.” ― Karen Fowler

"Adopting one child won't change the world: but for that child, the world will change.” 

“Being a parent wasn't just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.” - Jodi Picoult

“Adoptive Mom? I am Mom. I need no other label or prefix. “ - Joanne Greco

“There's nothing more important in this world than caring for a child.” - Seth Adam Smith

“Families don't have to match. You don't have to look like someone else to love them.” - Leigh Anne Tuohy

“A child born to another woman calls me mom. The depth of the tragedy and the magnitude of the privilege are not lost on me.” - Jody Landers

“You may not have my eyes or my smile, but from that very first moment, you had my heart.”

“Being a family means you are part of something wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.”

‘If you have the heart for adoption, don't let fear stand in the way.’ - Doug Chapman

“Adoption is not about finding children for families, it's about finding families for children.” - Joyce Maguire Pavao

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.” – Jesse Jackson

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schindt

“Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It’s something quite magical.” – Nicole Kidman

“He who can reach a child’s heart can reach the world's heart.” – Rudyard Kipling

“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” - Joseph Campbell

“We didn’t give you the gift of life. Life gave us the gift of you.”

“Family is not about blood. It is about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.”

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” - Oprah Winfrey

“They may not have my eyes, they may not have my smile, but they have all my heart.”

“Whether your children are yours through biology or adoption, they are yours through love.” - Sadia Rebecca Rodriguez

“I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two.” - Bob Constantine

“There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.”

“Adoption is not a birth-mothers rejection but an unconditional love that inspires her to put herself last and do all she can for her baby.”

“Both the courage and trust of those who decide to place their babies for adoption and the enthusiasm of those who adopt them are overwhelmingly vindicated by the tens of thousands of successful adoptions that take place in this country every year.” – The New Yorker

“It is amazing how you could get so far from where you’d planned, and yet find it is exactly where you need to be.” Sarah Dessen

“My birth mother brought me into this world, but it was my adoptive parents who gave me life.” - Christina Romo

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