2 Perspectives of Adopting a Child in Arizona

If you are interested in adopting a child in Arizona or are considering placing your child for adoption or adopting a child in Arizona, I am going to walk you through the process from both perspectives. ...

Types of Adoption

When it comes to adoption and the many different aspects of it, it can definitely be confusing, both for the expectant mother and the prospective adoptive parents. When you’re expecting, but before you decide...

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...

Adoption California

Are you a teenager who has just found out you are pregnant? Are you a college student who does not have the ability to care for a baby, go to school, and work at the same time? Are you parenting another...

How to Start Adoption by Mahli Rupp

HOW TO START ADOPTION: WHERE DO I BEGIN?  If you are reading this, chances are you are in a situation where adoption is on your list of possible life adventures, likely because of a positive pregnancy...

The superheroes of adoption come in many forms—you might even be one! Here are a few stellar examples of superheroes in the adoption world.

The Superheroes of Adoption

When I hear the word superheroes, I think of comic books, cartoons, and movie characters like Superman, Batman, Wonderwoman, and Spider-Man. My oldest son started his love of superheroes at a young age. His favorite...

There have been many attempts over the years to make movies about adoption. Let's take a look at the good, bad, and ugly adoption movies.

Movies about Adoption

Cue the lights, pop the popcorn, and settle down in the best seat in the house to enjoy 90 plus minutes of escape to another realm. The entertainment industry is not only worth hundreds of billions of dollars, but it...

You may be surprised at the number of historical figures who were adopted. Many of these individuals are household names. They contributed.

Historical Figures Who Were Adopted

Adoption is often looked upon as a barrier to happiness, success, and fulfillment, but in fact, many well-known historical figures have been touched by adoption. Despite the stereotypes and myths, these people have gone...

Adoption doesn't only change the life of a child, it can change the life of a parent. Jackie might not have found out she had cancer if it.

Jackie’s Adoption Story

From the time I was little, when I saw Oliver! and Annie and read a book called Adopted Jane, I knew that I would want to adopt a child when I grew up. My little brother, my only sibling, was adopted at three days old...

Do you wish you had a step-by-step guide for parenting? If only that existed. Still, these books about adoption are great resources.

My Favorite Books About Adoption

Whether you are considering growing your family through adoption, are currently drowning in paperwork as you finish up your journey before pick-up, or have already brought your child(ren) home, finding new resources to...

Is adoption good for the child? Like many other things in life, it depends. But adoption can be a wonderful opportunity for all involved.

Is Adoption Good for the Child?

Adoption is an opportunity for children who need a family to find a family. But is adoption good for the child? That is the question. Both expectant parents and prospective adoptive parents often wonder whether or not...

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...

At age 19, Monyay did what many older children in foster care will never do: she got adopted. Caseworker Leah is now officially her mom.

Adopted By Her Caseworker

Adoption is a beautiful gift for many families. It is a fitting and acceptable way to guide children in foster care to a forever family. But what happens if, time and time again, some foster children get rejected? Maybe...

Do you want to learn more about adoption but feel like you are always too busy? Podcasts might be the way to go.

5 Great Podcasts about Adoption

Hello, adoption community. I have a confession to make. I’m actually kind of embarrassed to say this. I am very behind the times. I thought I was staying caught up with all the latest trends and the best ways to absorb...

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...

Couples who want to adopt may be overwhelmed with questions. For those starting out on the journey, here are the most important things.

Couples Who Want to Adopt

When my husband and I first embarked on our adoption journey, we literally had no idea where to begin. No one we knew had ever adopted and no one we knew had ever been adopted. Our knowledge of adoption was pretty much...

Adoption can help the children who are adopted, but did you know it has many more benefits? There are many reasons to choose to adopt.

Reasons to Choose Adoption

Adoption is a personal and life-changing decision. It is a wonderful way to start or add to your family. If you are considering adoption, you may be wondering why others choose to adopt. Here are some of the reasons...

It's a big question, but don't be afraid to ask it. At one point or another, everyone on this journey has asked, "How does adoption work?"

How Does Adoption Work?

No matter what brought you to this conversation, I want you to know that you are welcome. Rest assured, if you have no idea why you typed “how does adoption work” into your internet search bar, you are in good company...

Who are the families that want to adopt? How does adoption work? What does it take to be an adoptive family? If you're wondering these.

Families Who Want to Adopt

Families who want to adopt come in all shapes and sizes. Whether it’s a single parent, a couple, or a family with existing biological children or adopted children, the hope to adopt is shared by many families. Just as...