Your profile will be the first impression expectant mothers have of your family. Include these 10 important details to help tell your story:
We made sure we were financially and emotionally ready for adoption, but we ultimately recognized the decision to adopt not as one we had made on our own.
One of the first questions many families have during the adoption process is associated with its cost: How much income do you have to make to be able to adopt a child?
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.
No matter what side of the adoption triad you find yourself on, there is a community of friends to celebrate this Friendship Day. Today, take some time to celebrate your community and thank the friends who have helped you through this journey!
The effort it was taking to finally get the vibrations in my throat to come out as audible words made my stomach all the more nauseous. Air compressed by the lump in my throat made it hard to breathe. I prayed that she couldn’t hear …
“You know what happens when people start the adoption process, don’t you?” Our pastor only meant love when he said those words to us over a year ago, but for many adoptive families, statements like that can potentially cause an avoidable offense
Dads and men who long to be dads are often seen as the stoic, strong fixtures of the family unit who portray a different viewpoint than their counterpart. But celebrating these men as fathers is just as important, and encouraging those who are becoming fathers through adoption is just as significant.