Bonding time is important for all new families, but sometimes it is difficult to get that process started, especially when friends and family members are eager to meet your new addition.
If you’re an adoptive parent, switching adoption professionals is a big decision. It could improve your experience — but it could also add time and expense to the process. How do you know if making the change is right for you?
Your friend has asked you to write an adoption reference letter for them, and you’re eager to help – but where do you start? Here’s what you need to know.
Adoption can be an emotionally difficult time for hopeful parents, especially while they are waiting for an adoption placement. By taking certain steps, you can cope with these emotions in a positive manner. Find a few suggestions for doing so here.
Adoption is risky business — whether you risk your emotions, your finances, your plans, or even your heart. But we will rely on the support from our family and friends as we continue on this journey and find hope in the riskiness of adoption.
More than 9 out of every 10 women who choose adoption for their babies request some degree of contact with the adoptive parents. Why? The benefits of open adoption for birth moms are numerous, but below we’ve listed some of the most notable reasons for a woman to feel more comfortable with an open adoption.
In the adoption community, children possess two sets of parents to celebrate: their birth parents and their adoptive parents. Both sets of these parents can and should be celebrated this Parents’ Day.
We live in a world where we are constantly inundated by social media. Whether you love it or hate it, it’s an unavoidable aspect of modern life.
At American Adoptions, we know that parents considering adoption often come to us after a long journey through infertility. After the time, energy and money spent on having a biological child, the decision to pursue adoption can be a difficult one — especially if hopeful …