Adoptees, Adoption, foster care

The College Fund: How to start saving for your child’s future

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

Adoption, adoption funding, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, foster care, International Adoption, Open Adoption, Special Needs Adoption, Support Groups

How to Choose the Right Adoption Agency for Your Family

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.

Adoptees, Adoption, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, foster care, Open Adoption, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption

Adopting a Child with Special Needs: What Does It Mean and Why it Could Be the Right Choice For You

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

Adoptees, Adoption, adoptive parents, Attachment, foster care, new fathers, new mothers, Open Adoption, Parenting, Support Groups

Older Child Adoption Guide: Adopting an Older Child & Parenting your Adopted Child as They Grow

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

Adoption, adoptive parents, foster care

The Immense Differences between Working with a Private Adoption Agency and Foster Care Adoption: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Options

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