Going through an adoption can sometimes prompt rude or insensitive questions and comments from spectators. Some adoptive families can find the questioning bothersome, but I see it as an opportunity.
Adoption disruptions can be challenging. Navigating the emotional recovery alone is difficult, but what about the practical issues that follow? What are the next steps and what happens to the funds you’ve already invested?
When you are trying to explain your adoption decision to your child, what do you say and how much detail should you include? How can you approach the process in a way your child will accept and understand?
We’re back with more! In our previous post, we gave you some ideas to kickstart your adoption fundraiser. Now, here’s 10 more ideas to keep you going toward your fundraising goal.
Now that we are fully involved in our adoption and awaiting an adoption opportunity, I recall some aspects about adoption that I learned after our process began. Here are the top five things I didn’t know about adoption before starting the process:
The cost associated with the adoption process can be too much for many families to handle alone. What can you do about this? There are several options, including fundraising. Here are some of the best ideas to get you started.
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.
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.
Adoption can be amazing, but it can also be difficult. You don’t have to go through it alone. Whether you are a birth parent or adoptive parent, there are resources to help you along the way.