FAQ on Adoption Series: Failed Placements

FAQ on Adoption Series: Failed Placements

Overcoming the Grief of a Failed Placement How do you let go of the pain of a failed adoption?  How do you set the feelings of your heart aside and be truly present in every way for a new prospective birth parent after you have been disappointed and let down by birth...
FAQ on Adoption Series: Grief and Loss

FAQ on Adoption Series: Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss Experienced by a Birth Mom Every birth mom is unique and individual regarding grief and loss in adoption.  If a birth mom has not dealt with previous losses, it is not uncommon for the adoption placement to trigger unresolved feelings of grief and...
FAQ on Adoption Series: Background Checks

FAQ on Adoption Series: Background Checks

Why can’t my FBI check results be shared with other adoption entities? When another adoption agency asks you to share your criminal history results obtained by your home study agency (the authorized agency), they are superseding the law.  This is called unauthorized...
Resources for Adoptive Parents in Missouri

Resources for Adoptive Parents in Missouri

Are you a potential adoptive parent starting the road to adoption? Or maybe you just recently adopted a child? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the information and the emotions that come with this process? Then trust that you are not alone. It is very common for...