Category - Foster & Adoption

Adoption is present even in the Bible. Here are some important verses about adoption that are in the Bible and may help you in your journey.

Bible Verses About Adoption

I had a plan for my life. I was going to have two car seats and a minivan all before the age of 30. However, God had a different plan for my life. Instead, I would endure a long journey through infertility, resulting in...

If you're looking for adoptions books for anyone in the adoption triad, extended family, friends, or neighbors, click here for a long list.

Adoption Books

A good book can serve many purposes. It can educate people, spark emotions, enlighten the mind, and provide entertainment. There are many wonderful books on the subject of adoption. Whether a reader is looking for...

If you're unsure about adopting a teenager, then look into it more. Infant adoption is not inherently better than teen adoption.

Adopting a Teenager

Are you considering adopting a teenager? If you are then it is likely a foster care adoption, stepparent adoption, or a kinship adoption. Most people don’t think about adopting teens when they think about adoption. Most...

If you're looking into getting an adoption home study done then read here to see what the process may be like and what to be aware of.

Adoption Home Study

Completing an adoption home study is the social services equivalent of having a root canal…without anesthesia! But, like a root canal, it is necessary. An adoption home study is an investigative report that gives a...

If you're thinking of foster care adoption then you should read this to prepare yourself first. Keep in mind that you can do this.

Foster Care Adoption

“I could never do what you do.” I could not even begin to imagine how many times I’ve heard this, said this, and felt this. It is the single most-used line in conversations surrounding foster care adoption. It is real...

Interested in learning more about adoption around the world? Click here for some interesting adoption statistics to learn more about adoption.

Adoption Statistics

A Maddening, Hopeful, and Heart-Wrenching, World We Can Change. There aren’t just 140,000,000 case files sitting on desks today. No. A population, nearly the size of Russia, lives without security, without hope...

Wondering how to adopt? Here is some guidance on what to expect depending upon the type of adoption that you choose to pursue.

How to Adopt

Adopting a child is so much more than a step-by-step process. How do you adopt a child?  You bring a heart to the table, ready to be turned inside out. Sasha Martin, an author and blogger, wrote, “If you have more...

Adopting an older child can be intimidating but there are many older child out there who need a loving and caring home where they can thrive.

Adopting An Older Child

I had a conversation a while back with a friend about maybe possibly someday wanting to foster an older child. At the time, I had two toddlers running and running and running underfoot at home, and like so many new...

Curious about what an adoption subsidy is and if you qualify? Click here to read more and find out how to qualify for one.

Adoption Subsidy

If you are considering adopting from the foster care system, or have already adopted from the foster care system, you may have assistance available to you. This is known as an adoption subsidy or adoption assistance...

Looking into adoption requirements? Read this to find requirements for international and domestic adoptions so you can be prepared.

Adoption Requirements

Whether you are new to the world of adoption or a seasoned adoptive family, understanding the rules and regulations regarding adoption can be complicated. Adoption requirements and qualifications vary depending on what...