How can you maintain open adoption when in-person contact isn’t an option? We’ve gathered five ideas to keep you healthy and keep your post-placement relationship happy.
Adoptive mom Jill writes about her experience caring for her new adopted daughter after she was born 12 weeks early and spent two months in the NICU.
We’ve all heard our fair share of insensitive or ignorant comments about adoption. But, when you’re an LGBT parent, you get a whole different set.
When you’re in the adoption process, it’s easy to get caught up in the legal and practical requirements. But, don’t forget to pay attention to your mental and physical well-being, too!
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, some families have come to us with concerns about how the outbreak could impact their adoptions. We have provided answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below.
It’s one thing to personally experience an adoption disruption, but it’s another thing entirely to watch it happen to someone you love so dearly. If you’re a hopeful adoptive grandparent, you’re understandably worried about the right things to do and say in a situation like this.
Every hopeful parent eagerly awaits the call from their social worker where they learn they have been selected by a prospective birth mother. But what happens when the situation doesn’t feel right? Here’s what it might feel like to receive this call and say, “No.”
Completing the adoption home study is one of the first big hurdles for hopeful adoptive families. But, it’s not quite over once your paperwork is signed.
If you’re an adoptive parent, you may be anxious about how to tell your loved ones about your adoption plan. Find a few tips here.
with their child. But what exactly are your rights when it comes to adoption benefits and parental leave? Learn more about advocating for yourself here.