5 Things People Might Not Tell You When Adopting

5 Things People Might Not Tell You When Adopting

Adopting a child is an exciting time for any family. There’s so much preparation that goes into the process leading up to adoption and in the beginning stages of parenthood. This includes making sure your home is prepared for adding a new member to your household,...
6 Steps to Help You Choose Your Adoption Preferences

6 Steps to Help You Choose Your Adoption Preferences

In today’s post, we’re discussing adoption preferences, in other words, the preferences you have when choosing a child you’re hoping to adopt. Once you enter the adoption process, you and your partner will have to decide what you could or could not accept in the child...
Living Expenses

Living Expenses

In the adoption process, living expenses are things that are legally allowed to be paid to an expecting mom while she’s pregnant, and oftentimes up to six weeks afterwards, to help her get back on her feet after she’s made an adoption plan. This timeframe...
Parenting Adoptive vs Biological Children

Parenting Adoptive vs Biological Children

Adoption is fueled by desire and big hearts. It is the desire of the expecting mother to give a good life for her child. It is the desire of a family to have the joy of raising a child. The people that choose to adopt want a child to raise, and be a part of the...
Shortening Time to Adopt

Shortening Time to Adopt

I don’t know about you, but these last few years have flown by for me. It reminds me how precious time is and patience can be challenging. Especially if you are looking to adopt. I get it, you are brimming with enthusiasm about expanding your family. Unfortunately,...
Adoption Community Benefits

Adoption Community Benefits

If there’s one constant about adoption, it’s that the process is different for everyone. Regardless of how different your adoption story may unfold, it doesn’t change that we all have the same anxiety.   That’s why I created the All About Adoption Facebook Group...
Why I Started A YouTube Channel

Why I Started A YouTube Channel

Hello! I am Steffany Aye, Founder and Executive Director of Adoption & Beyond. I have over 27 years of helping families with adoption. I recently decided to start a YouTube channel to support future adopting families with quality education and guidance called All...
Guidance for Private Adoption

Guidance for Private Adoption

What is a private adoption? To put it simply, private adoption is pursuing an adoption on your own without assistance from an agency. A family might consider a private adoption if they want to be more hands-on or if agency costs are a little out of reach. Regardless...

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