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  1. I'm Pregnant
    Dear reader, If you are discerning or have decided that you need to find an adoptive home for your infant, and are interested in private adoption, we are open to hearing from you. My husband and I are serious about adoption. We have always wished to provide a healthy and loving home for a...
  2. Adoptive and Foster Parenting
    My spouse and I adopted our children several years ago. We've not reached out to other Fost/Adopt families, but I am now in need of connecting with other mothers. I am of "Advanced Maternal Age" as they say. We are not raising our kids religiously and are lacking a support system. I thought...
  3. Family Life
    Do you know someone interested in adopting? Do you know someone currently going through the adoption process? If so, they'll likely need your support as they travel their road to completion. Welcoming a new family member can take many months, and sometimes even years. Prospective families may...
  4. Family Life
    If you're interested in National Adoption month for yourself or for someone else, look no further than here! If, like so many of us, you'd like more hours in the day, here are the most FAQ about National Adoption Month. Q: How long has National Adoption Month been recognized? Just over two...
  5. Toddler & Child
    How do you tell your kids they're adopted? Until the 1990's experts believed adoption should be kept a secret from the child. Annette Bradshaw a psychotherapist from Toronto details why experts believed adoption should be kept a secret and how contemporary views have shifted. She says, "I...
  6. Other
    President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, where he commented on America's opioid crisis, and honored police officer Ryan Holets and his wife, Rebecca, for adopting a heroin addict's baby. There is no secret that an opioid crisis exists in the United States...
  7. Family Life
    As Adoption Awareness Month comes to an end, I'd like to share the adoption story of Shannon and Matt who undertook the adoption process in 2013. While their story is uniquely their own, it shares the common highs and lows of the adoption process. Could you remain optimistic for over 730 days...
  8. Baby
    Attachment parenting can benefit any family, but it is absolutely vital for the adopted child. When a child is separated from his or her birth mother, it creates a deep emotional wound that can last through a lifetime and cause the inability to have a fulfilling relationship with another...
  9. Baby
    There are many women who become pregnant, but aren't able to care for their child for a myriad of reasons. This is a story of one those women. A long time ago, my friend Emily placed her baby for adoption. I don't think it's an easy decision for most moms who choose to place their baby for...
  10. Family Life
    For nearly a decade, the foster care system in the United States has served over 600,000 youth on a yearly basis. At any given time, over 100,000 children are waiting to be adopted according to the Children's Bureau, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With so many...
  11. Toddler & Child
    It's Adoption Awareness Month, and often, adoptions in America are of children from other countries. When my husband and I were trying to adopt a child from Kyrgyzstan, we encountered a lot of what we thought at the time was simple excitement about the unknown. Kyrgyzstan was a small, former...
  12. Toddler & Child
    In Celebration of National Adoption Month, why not celebrate some famous adoptees who are changing the world for the better? Whether a child is adopted by relatives or strangers, adoption in all its forms exists to create families that were meant to be. Check out these five adoptees and their...
  13. Toddler & Child
    Adoption can be a lengthy and expensive process for the average couple. Beyond its financial toll, it can wear on a couple emotionally and mentally as they navigate the adoption process. So how can you help your friends who are hoping to adopt? Here are six great tips: 1. Listen Be there to...
  14. Baby
    Photo Credit: Lisa Brotherton November is Adoption Awareness Month, and there are some sad realities few are aware of. Adoption doesn't always go through, and when it doesn't, there's heartbreak and trauma. In 2007, after nearly 10 years of 'trying' to get pregnant, my husband and I decided...
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