Sherrie Eldridge

Adoption Author

For well over two decades, Sherrie Eldridge has offered her unique voice within the adoption community, as an established author and international speaker. An adoptee herself, Eldridge has the ability to see life through the eyes of an adopted child. In her seven published titles, she has shared her passion for validating adoptees’ life experiences and her desire to help adoptive parents better understand and meet their adopted children’s emotional needs.

  • No matter where you are in your adoption journey, you will find a safe place here.

  • No matter whether you’re just beginning to think about adopting a child, you will find pure encouragement here.

  • If you want encouragement, welcome to this part of the site that is designed just for you.



Award winning book


Forever Fingerprints

These resources have been designed to accompany the Forever Fingerprints book! It is versatile and can be used in a variety of ways to meet the needs to families and children.

  • Provides a tool for talking adoption in a healthy way with your children
  • Shows the secret of showing unconditional love to your adopted or foster child
  • Helps the child feel a deepened sense of connection to both parents–adoptive/foster and birth families.

Sherrie’s Favorite Adoption Books

Award winning books


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Sherrie Eldridge Speaking

Sherrie speaks across


Because our birth mothers made a choice for us that dramatically changed the course of our lives and over which we had no control, many of us have a foundational belief (often unconscious) that we don't have the right to choose our own course in life. We feel instead that we are at the mercy of others.

I believe one of the most sacrificial acts of love adoptive parents can do is to give up their preconceptions and agendas about what their child's views should be and be open to hear the conflicting emotions and thoughts their child often experiences.

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