Category - International

Thinking of adopting from Haiti? Here are some important things to know about the process when wanting to pursue a Haiti adoption.

Haiti Adoption

Located in the Caribbean ocean, the Republic of Haiti, as it is officially known, is a small island which shares the border with the Dominican Republic. A massive earthquake hit the country in 2010 and today, nine years...

One of the most popular questions we get asked when people discover that our children are adopted is “how much is it to adopt a child?” As the years...

How Much Is It to Adopt a Child?

One of the most popular questions we get asked when people discover that our children are adopted is “how much is it to adopt a child?” As the years have passed, I’ve gotten more accustomed to the question, but...

And how much does it cost to adopt? This last question is one of the biggest for most families, and the truth is it can vary from $0-$50,000...

How Much Does It Cost to Adopt?

For families beginning their adoption journey, there are many questions. Is foster care, domestic, or international adoption the right fit? How long will the process take? How long before a match is received? And how...

The requirements for Ethiopia adoption were that prospective adoptive parents were between the ages of 25-65, heterosexual, and be able to provide a...

Ethiopia Adoption

Ethiopia is a large, landlocked country located in the horn of Africa. The 27th largest country in the world, Ethiopia’s topography spans from deserts to tropical rainforests. The capital, Addis Ababa, is where both the...

Though it is possible to pursue an independent international adoption, international adoption agencies are crucial to the adoption process. Here is why...

International Adoption Agencies

When my husband and I first began the process to adopt, we were overwhelmed by the options. Should we choose domestic, foster care, or international adoption? Should we pursue an independent adoption or work with an...

No matter what route you have decided regarding adoption, you are going to need an adoption attorney. Whether you are the birth mother or the...

Adoption Attorney

No matter what route you have decided regarding adoption, you are going to need an adoption attorney. Whether you are the birth mother or the potential adoptive parents, a lawyer will need to be involved in some...

For many years, Russian adoption was an intercountry adoption standard. Third only to China and Ethiopia, what started as a few dozen Russian adoptions...

Russian Adoption

As the world’s largest land mass, Russia is home to almost 147 million people. Bordering both Eastern Europe and North Asia, the country is the ninth most populous country in the world. It is also the home of hundreds...

Transracial adoption is the adoption of a child that is a different race than that of the adoptive parents. Some other interchangeable terms for...

Transracial Adoption

Before we get into the topic too deep, let’s first define what transracial adoption is. Transracial adoption is the adoption of a child that is a different race than that of the adoptive parents. Some other...

The cost of adoption is a subject that many broach with trepidation and disbelief. Adoption is generally expensive in the eyes of most...

Cost of Adoption

The cost of adoption is a subject that many broach with trepidation and disbelief. Adoption is generally expensive in the eyes of most. There are poignant reasons for this expense, yet it does not make the shock of the...

International adoption is an exciting adoption process filled with many unknowns. While the excitement of international adoption can be fun, it can also...

International Adoption

International adoption is an exciting adoption process filled with many unknowns. While the excitement of international adoption can be fun, it can also keep you on your toes. The process can often be longer and...