Category - How to Adopt

Infant adoption is beautiful, necessary, and totally possible. But if you hope to navigate the world of infant adoption, you first have to get past all...

Infant Adoption

When you hear the word “adoption,” what comes to mind? Is it the story of red-headed Little Orphan Annie rescued from an orphanage and adopted by loving parents? Is it an image of a brokenhearted couple who, for...

This article provides the many positive details which support how beneficial open adoption is for everyone involved. More people and more adoptions are...

Open Adoption

When you hear the term “open adoption,” what do you visualize? Does it have a negative or positive connotation to you? And do you wonder how an open adoption could be beneficial for a child? I can share from...

Being an adoptive family mostly means that we wake up each day, and we choose to love one another no matter what. We are in this family, no matter how...

Adoptive Family

“Are you ever going to have any of your own kids?” a new friend says at a birthday party. No matter how many times I am asked this question, it still catches me off-guard. I still don’t have a good answer to it. I...

When you ask, “How much does adoption cost?” expecting to hear something reasonable, hearing that adoptions can cost up to $50,000 or more, is enough to...

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

Comprehending the cost of adoption can be an intimidating and confusing first step in the adoption journey for some. For others, it can be a deterrent altogether. When you ask, “How much does adoption cost?” expecting...

The good news is, the United States government is sympathetic to these expenses and has created an adoption credit on U.S. tax filings. The adoption...

Adoption Credit

If you adopted a child last year, or you’re currently in the process of adopting, you’re probably aware of how expensive adoption can be. Between filing paperwork, taking required classes, purchasing necessary supplies...

Adopt a child for free. Adoption is a difficult topic to tackle, as there are many ways that it happens and many different types of adoption...

Adopt a Child for Free

Adoption is a difficult topic to tackle, as there are many ways that it happens and many different types of adoption: international and domestic adoption, adoption through a private agency, and adoption through foster...

Want to adopt an adult? It is possible! There are many reasons to go about it and you can be successful. Read here for some more info about adult adoption.

Can an Adult Be Adopted?

Adults can be adopted! My family has taken part in an adult adoption. My husband adopted my daughter when she legally became an adult, at the age of 18 years old. Because our daughter’s biological father would not...

Songs About Adoption

Music has a way of touching our souls. The right song can make us smile, cry, or reminisce. Hans Christian Andersen once said, “Where words fail, music speaks.” Even in the moments when we struggle to express ourselves...

With the prevalence of open adoption, you may be wondering, "What is open adoption?" Click here to read more about what it is.

What Is Open Adoption?

If you are new to the world of adoption, you may not be familiar with open adoption or how common it has become. Years ago, it was normal and expected for adoptions to be completely closed. However, with sealed records...

International adoption cost can be overwhelming. Here is a breakdown so you can understand what to expect with costs that you may incur.

International Adoption Cost

When first beginning the adoption journey, there are many things to consider. Is domestic adoption, international adoption, or adoption from foster care right for you and your family? What does each process look like...