Are You Ready for a Deal?

You’ll have to read to the end to see the deal! As many of you know, I’ve been working on my book, “My Adoption Life: Living with a Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Child.” In case any of my readers don’t know what RAD is, it’s a diagnosis given to a child that has experienced earlyContinue reading “Are You Ready for a Deal?”

The Final Chapter of My Adoption Life Almost!

My adoption agency, Adopt an Angel, Inc. began in 1997 and I placed our last child in late 2006. The agency closed permanently in 2007 due to a lack of adopting clients for over 4 months.  My former clients were really distressed about us closing. I didn’t want to close, but no clients meant noContinue reading “The Final Chapter of My Adoption Life Almost!”

MY ADOPTION LIFE: My Missing Introduction

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve been writing this adoption blog for several weeks. I realize that for people who have read most of my posts, they have an idea of who I am. For new readers and my followers, I decided it was important to give a quick synopsis of who I am.Continue reading “MY ADOPTION LIFE: My Missing Introduction”

From Nursing Homes to Adoptions

I didn’t go through the graduation service because I had work to do with Social Work Consultation Services, (SWCS). I was visiting at least 2 nursing homes a day all over the State of Utah. I was driving hundreds of miles a week. My job was to read files on new residents, visit with themContinue reading “From Nursing Homes to Adoptions”

Social Work: My Trade School Education and Life Issues

1991-1993 What a Time That Was: My Social Work classes began the first regular week of January.  The Gulf War “Operation Desert Storm” also started that week. The next week my father died of a stroke in the care center.  I began to wonder what else was going to go wrong that year. When myContinue reading “Social Work: My Trade School Education and Life Issues”

My Time Between Psych Degree and Social Work

For first time visitors to this blog, my name is Ann Lamphere, this is my story. I’m the adoptive parent of Kara Kay Lamphere Sansing.  I’m also an adoption social worker and have been the director of an adoption agency. This is “My Adoption Life” story.  It is not the fairy tale life I wishContinue reading “My Time Between Psych Degree and Social Work”

My Interrupted Education Life

For first time visitors to this blog, my name is Ann Lamphere, this is my story. I’m the adoptive parent of Kara Kay Lamphere Sansing.  I’m also an adoption social worker and have been the director of an adoption agency. This is “My Adoption Life” story.  It is not the fairy tale life I wishContinue reading “My Interrupted Education Life”

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