Category - Parenting

When you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, it is important for you to know all your options, including parenting, abortion, and adoption.

What Is The Right Decision?

You’ve been feeling tired and nauseous lately. Maybe you have swollen and tender breasts and notice you need to urinate more frequently. Your period is late, too. So, you purchase a home pregnancy test. After...

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...

The adoption community benefits from voices like Deirdre Parker. Deirdre shares her experiences as adoptive mother of transcultural...

Making 2021 Better In The Adoption Community

“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing.”This quote was written by the philosopher Socrates. This was the first thought that I had as I stumbled on a zoom discussion with a group of adoptees on a hot July day...

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...