Category - Open Adoption

When developing an adoption plan, many people want to know more about open adoption. But what exactly is it? Open adoption is the level of.

What If I Want An Open Adoption?

If you have chosen to create an adoption plan for your baby, you probably have a number of questions, hopes, and even concerns as you begin to decide on details. One of the first decisions you have to make is the level...

Have you ever been curious about open adoption? Do you wonder if it would be right for you? I'll share my experience with open adoption.

The Open Adoption Experience

Birth Mother’s Day and Mother’s Day were recently celebrated—personally, this was my 11th Mother’s Day as a mother. Because of another woman who gave birth and placed her son with my husband and me, I am a mother. I...

Looking forward to celebrating Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May? Don't forget Birth Mother's Day on Saturday

Birth Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day evokes a different memory for everyone. It could be a memory of your father telling you to let your mom sleep in, quite possibly while he makes a last-minute run to the store for flowers and a card. It...

Harry Potter and Adoption

JK Rowling introduced the world to the character of Harry Potter. Harry Potter, through his complex beginning, is the chosen child of the wizarding world. He spends 11 years of his adolescence fighting the dark world...

Once you are a part of the adoption community, everyone seems to become curious about your story. Here are 5 questions I always get about...

5 Questions I Always Get About Adoption

It’s early January in 2019 and my husband and I are sitting in a small breakfast cafe in a tiny town in Washington state. We don’t live here but have spent the past week sharing a twin bed and an air mattress in the...

Who are the lucky ones in adoption? This author believes that the adoptive parents are the luckiest of all, if luck even enters the equation.

5 Goals for a Prospective Adoptive Parent

Being a prospective adoptive parent can be a very challenging role to step into. Prospective adoptive parents are full of love and want to share that love with a child. Many prospective adoptive parents have struggled...