The thought of saving for your child’s education can be overwhelming. Maybe your child isn’t even talking yet. How can you begin to imagine them going off to college? Or perhaps your child is rapidly approaching college age, and you have no idea where to even begin the planning process. In cases of adoption, your… Continue reading The College Fund: How to start saving for your child’s future
Choosing an Adoption Agency or attorney to work with you through your journey of building a family is not an easy decision. These are the people that will help join you with your future child. There are many elements to consider when deciding what agency to work with during your journey.
May is National Foster Care Month. This post will discuss more about foster care and how it differs from adoption to honor this special month.
There are so many children with special needs waiting to be adopted into loving families. For some adoption agencies, children with special needs are often thought to be more difficult to place than other children, but for other agencies all it takes is finding a family that is equipped with the resources to care for… Continue reading Adopting a Child with Special Needs: What Does It Mean and Why it Could Be the Right Choice For You
Adopting a Pre-School or School-Aged Child There are special challenges present when adopting a pre-school aged child. Deborah Gray, author of Attaching in Adoption and Nurturing Adoptions presents ten tips for the first year of placement that we suggest adoptive parents take time to read and discuss with family members. Here is an excerpt of… Continue reading Older Child Adoption Guide: Adopting an Older Child & Parenting your Adopted Child as They Grow
If you are considering adoption, you must fully transition and commit before beginning the adoption process. As prospective adoptive parents, you have to decide what type of adoption you are interested in pursuing, which depends on several factors. Do you want to adopt a baby or an older child? Do you want the birthparents to… Continue reading The Immense Differences between Working with a Private Adoption Agency and Foster Care Adoption: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Options
February 2015 Book Reviews of: A Different Home, A new foster child's story, What foster parents need to know, and Discovering Me - A Journey book about adoption.