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Do you celebrate Gotcha Day?

By that I mean the day that your child joined your family, sort of like a second birthday.

 
Suzy_Sunshine

Asked by Suzy_Sunshine at 6:28 PM on Jun. 28, 2011 in Adoption

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  • Yes...we celebrate "Gotcha Day" or as we call it " Family Day". For us, it is April 3. That is the day we met our dd Lilly in a crowded office building in Guangzhou China. She has been home for 4 years this past April.
    mcginnisc

    Answer by mcginnisc at 7:13 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • I have several friends who have adopted, and they celebrate Gotcha Day. I think it's a really neat idea.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 6:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • Oh definitely. We celebrate both the day that she came home and the day that her adoption was finalized. It's kind of like another birthday. We have cupcakes or decorated brownies or cookies and a gift or two for her. We have our own little names for those days that are special to us and our family. Definitely days of celebration for our little family! :-)
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 7:39 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • No, never even heard of it.
    geminisummerz

    Answer by geminisummerz at 6:29 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • i have never heard of this either
    amberpaiz

    Answer by amberpaiz at 6:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • is it supposed to be like a birthday? by that i mean do you have a party and all?
    amberpaiz

    Answer by amberpaiz at 6:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • ~*CUTE*~... and I think it is beyond adorable! If we ever adopt I am sure we would

    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 6:38 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • ~*Hugs*~... good to see others out there adopting too!!!
    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 6:39 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • My mom and I have always celebrated our adoption day, we just didn't have a name for it. Is this common and I just missed it?
    ochsamom

    Answer by ochsamom at 7:16 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • Never heard of it
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 7:25 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

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