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Does a Kid Forget their Birth Parents After Adoption?

Making the choice to place your child for adoption is a selfless, but difficult decision. Even if you know it’s what’s best for you and them, saying goodbye is never easy. You know that they’ll be well taken care of with the family you chose for them. But you might not be sure what your […]

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Supporting Your Child’s Happiness [Wanting the Best for Them]

Because adoption is full of twists and turns, you’re likely experiencing a lot of emotions. Every adoption experience is different, which means you may not experience the same emotions as other birth moms or you may not experience them at the same intensity. And that’s okay. This is your own personal journey. You may experience […]

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Saying Goodbye at the Hospital [What to Expect]

As a hopeful adoptive parent, the adoption process is often full of excitement. All of the planning and paperwork is worth it because it means you’re bring yourself closer to adding a little bundle of joy to your family. These are all wonderful emotions to have and you should embrace them. But there’s one thing […]

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Parenting When Your Child has Experienced Trauma [Helping them Heal]

Because every child in foster care has experienced some form of trauma, it’s important for you as a foster parent to understand the role it plays in your foster child’s life and how to address it. Taking an informed approach to addressing your child’s trauma will make you a powerful ally throughout their recovery process. […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

As an adoptive parent, you want your child to always feel seen, loved and supported. If you’re a white parent who has adopted a Black child, you may feel like your child’s race is inconsequential because your love for them transcends the differences in your ethnic and cultural backgrounds. While that is how the love […]

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Self-Care for Adoptive Parents [7 Helpful Tips]

The adoption process is an exciting one, but it’s not without its challenges. It can be overwhelming trying to keep track of everything. It’s important that you still take care of your physical, mental and emotional needs if things begin to feel hectic. Even the smoothest of adoption journeys can still take a toll. After […]

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Do I Have to be Rich to Adopt? [A Common Misconception]

One of the most common misconceptions surrounding adoption for adoptive parents is that you have to be rich to adopt. There are some income requirements for adoption, but these are rarely in the form of a specific dollar amount. However, adoption can be an expensive process. As a hopeful adoptive parent, your finances will be […]

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7 Pros and Cons of Single Parent Adoption

If you feel ready and eager to become a parent but don’t want to wait to find “the one” adoption is an option for you. Single-parent adoption is among the many ways adoption creates opportunities for hopeful parents wanting to start or expand their family. In fact, approximately 28% of adoptions today are single-parent adoptions. […]

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How to Save for Adoption During the Holidays

There’s no doubt that adoption can be pricey. As a hopeful adoptive parent, you understand the costs of adoption. But, you also know that this path to parenthood is right for you, and it makes the steep price worth it in every way. You’re prepared to pay those costs, but that can be a lot […]

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6 Ways That Kinship Adoption Changes Your Family Relationships

As a prospective birth mother, you simply want to find the right adoptive family for your baby. When you choose adoption, you are giving your child a chance at the best life possible. Part of this sacrifice is selecting the perfect adoptive parents, and you may already have someone in mind. For instance, maybe you […]

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