The Terrible Toos

First, who doesn’t love an article that plays on words.  We all know what the Terrible Two’s are… but what are the Terrible Too’s? They are adoption profile mistakes using the word “too” to explain the errors.  If you are working on your adoption profile, make sure to check this article out!

’ve reviewed dozens of adoption profiles, some in the draft stage and some that had already languished at an agency for months and months. I thought it might be helpful to reveal some of the common issues I see with ailing profiles. I call them the “Terrible Toos.”

7 Common Mistakes in Adoption Profiles

1. Too perfect: Alan and Jackie* had perfect teeth. Their parents and siblings had perfect teeth, too, AND flawless skin. They took perfect vacations together and tended a perfectly manicured lawn. They were blessed and happy!

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Sarah - Content Specialist for, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on

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