Adoption, adoptive parents, waiting

5 Ways to Cope for Waiting Families

Most families that adopt go through the waiting period, waiting to be put on the list, waiting for family to choose them, waiting for the finalization. Many of them went through their waiting period when trying to conceive a child before turning to adoption. All this waiting with an unknown future in the balance can… Continue reading 5 Ways to Cope for Waiting Families

Adoption, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, new fathers, new mothers, Open Adoption, Parenting

Paper Pregnancy: How Adoptive Parents Can Celebrate Their Time “Expecting”

When a pregnant woman walks into a store, she might get asked “is it a boy or a girl?” “when are you due?” “how are you feeling?” When a couple is experiencing paper pregnancy, in the stage of waiting with an adoption, that questioning doesn’t usually naturally occur. Hopeful adoptive parents are in an exciting… Continue reading Paper Pregnancy: How Adoptive Parents Can Celebrate Their Time “Expecting”