Adoption Process

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Q & A about adoption in South Africa

Q & A How did you go about the adoption process? I phoned Child Welfare and asked when the next introduction session was planned. I then just followed the steps […]

Adoption is an Act of Love

Giving you child up for adoption is an act of love Mothers who decide to give up their child for adoption, want what’s best for their child. They’re aware that […]

You have no clue about African children

What supposed to be some chilled playtime in St Johns Plaza in Cape Town became a terrible experience of I still-don’t-know-what exactly. Rosie was playing in the little house while […]

Cross-cultural adoption, how I go about it…

Rosie’s biological mom is Xhosa and her dad was most probably Basotho but as in many cases the dad is often ‘not-known’. I’m Dutch and live in South Africa since […]

Black or White with Kevin Costner to be released in South Africa

Black or White the movie to be released in South Africa SOON!

The movie Black or White with Kevin Costner will be released in South Africa on the 10th of April. Please follow this blog as well as the hashtag #LoveHasNoColor to […]

2 myths about adoption in South Africa

One of the purposes of this web site is to educate people about adoption and take away fears which are mostly based on ignorance. You might have loads of assumptions […]

She’s HERE!!!!

Ok, now I got myself into trouble. Little Rosie came into my life on the 5th of December and I have not written one single word since then. May I […]

12 Adoption support group, an adoptive mom and her 22 yr old daughter talk to us

Yesterday we had another Adoption Support group evening. These evenings are organized by Child Welfare and always take place on the last Thursday of the month. I try not to […]

11 So how long is the waiting list for adoption?

Friends, family as well as strangers often ask me this question so I thought it would be useful to dedicate a blog on this. It is quiet on the adoption […]

10 Holiday times

    After some quiet time I now feel ready again to blog about my adoption journey. The more I speak to other mothers or mothers-to-be I realize that all […]