Category - Open Adoption

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...

So what is the open adoption definition? We have an open adoption with our son’s birth mother. Our contact agreement states we will provide pictures...

Open Adoption Definition

The adoption world has changed drastically from what it was 50 years ago. Adoption is no longer a secretive, shameful thing (although some older folks are still getting used to this idea). Open adoption can be such a...

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...

It's important to read all you can about adoption in NY before pursuing it. Whatever member of the triad you may be, there is info here for you.

Adoption In NY

Disclaimer: These laws, rules, and regulations are for those who are adopting babies and children that are living in New York State. The prospective adoptive families are adopting FROM NEW YORK. The Big Apple. I guess...

Adopting a baby in the US can be a great experience. Every adoption story and process is unique. If you want to adopt, then read this article.

Adopting a Baby in the US

When my husband and I started down the road of building our family through adoption, we knew that we really wanted to adopt a baby. We felt strongly about adopting an infant from the United States. We knew that there...

There are many different nuances to the term "adopt." Read this adoptee's experience answering this question: what does adopt mean?

What Does Adopt Mean?

Years ago, my mother had a bumper sticker on the back of our minivan. It read, “Adoption – a beautiful way to create a family.” I always thought that was the best way to describe adoption. The thought of how...

Ever asked the questions, "What is adoption?" Read this adoptive mom's story and experience with adoption and what it means.

What Is Adoption?

When I started this journey many years ago, my answer would have been very different. Today I am wiser, smarter, and have a much more realistic view of adoption. Sit back and read with me as we travel through this multi...

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...

It's easy to design great adoption announcements with these tips. However, you also need to be cautious and be willing to wait before posting.

Adoption Announcements

Adoption is different from having a natural family in many ways, one being the timeline of your journey. Not knowing the duration of your time until match or the time from match until birth makes adoption a tough thing...