There are some things to contemplate when making the final decision to stop fertility treatments, and considering the thoughts below will open up this discussion.
Adopting a second time is a big decision, and there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the most important questions you can ask to get started on this life-changing choice.
There may be moments when your child shouts somethings that is a total punch in the gut. How can you respond when your kids say hurtful things? Even though it may not feel like it, moments that hurt can become opportunities for healing.
Although they already had two biological children when they started their adoption journey, Jay and Tiffany knew adoption was the perfect choice for making themselves a family of five. Here, Jay recounts their story through their adoption process to meet their perfect baby girl, Ashley.
We choose to begin our 2019 different and better than our previous year. We have learned so much through a year of adoption ups and downs that our focus has changed.
Adoption is a life-changing commitment, and sometimes we want someone to tell us we’re ready. It’s scary, and there are so many things to consider. But if you’re looking for a sign that 2019 is the year you finally make the call, these may be it.
Every birth parent needs empathy from their adoption agency, along with a lifetime of post-placement therapy and education on grief. Adoption agencies should be a safe place for birth parents to heal, learn, and grow.
Instead of dreading the holiday season and trying to duck away from the relative with a big opinion or the cousin sharing a multitude of pictures showing their new baby, take the opportunity to celebrate your adoption story.
As a birth parent, the holidays can be difficult. It’s a time for family and celebration, and celebrating is something you may not feel like doing if your child isn’t near you. However, this list of holiday activities for your birth child can make all the difference for your holiday season.
It’s the most wonderful, and most generous, time of the year. Americans make more charitable donations during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Here’s how you can support adoption during the holidays.