The 7 Core Issues of Adoption

The 7 Core Issues of Adoption

I think we can all agree that adoption is usually seen through a joyous lens. We as people view that as a positive experience but sometimes we disregard the hurt and negative effects adoption can have for everyone involved. What are some of those overlooked and...
Adoption Glossary

Adoption Glossary

If you’ve made the decision to adopt, you are probably well aware that it isn’t a simple process. In fact, adoption is rather complex! To help you understand some of these processes, it would help to have a better understanding of common vocabulary. I have put...
International vs Domestic Adoption

International vs Domestic Adoption

Regardless of how it happens, adoption is special! There are many options to add that special child to your growing family. So how do you know which method of adoption is best for your situation? Adoption can be broken up broadly into two categories, international and...
Adoption Timeline

Adoption Timeline

Have you ever wondered how long it takes to adopt? Of course, every situation is unique, but here is a good guide as to what you can expect if your family is pursuing adoption. Months 1-3 During the first three months, it’s time to research different types of...
The 6 Avenues of Adoption, Part 4: Embryo Adoptions

The 6 Avenues of Adoption, Part 4: Embryo Adoptions

This is part 4 of a 6 part series discussing avenues of adoption. In the first three weeks we’ve covered Agency Adoptions, Adoption Consultants, and Private Adoptions. What is embryo adoption? Embryo adoption is when another family has gone through IVF and they...
Family Home Updates to Make Before Adoption

Family Home Updates to Make Before Adoption

While it’s easy to get swept up in the adoption process, it’s important that you’re making all the necessary adjustments to turn your current home into a family home. Because there is so much out of your control in this process, there are a few things you can do to...
The 6 Avenues of Adoption, Part 3: Private Adoptions

The 6 Avenues of Adoption, Part 3: Private Adoptions

I hope you have been enjoying my 6-part series on different avenues of adoption. This week in Part 3, I talk about the most common form of adoption, private adoption. Over the last two weeks, we have covered agency adoptions and consultant adoption. While these are...

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