The Best Adoptive Parent Books

The Best Adoptive Parent Books

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.” Famous and true words from Dr. Seuss. Deciding to adopt, especially for the first time, is stepping into a world full of unknowns. Fortunately, you aren’t alone and what might be unknown to you might not be to...
Identifying Adoption Scams

Identifying Adoption Scams

Scammers find their way into everything and unfortunately, adoption is no exception. The risk of being scammed is lower if you go through an agency but many families feel self-networking is a better option for them. There are certain precautions and observations that...
Important Baby Items

Important Baby Items

It’s finally baby time! What do you need before bringing your baby home? Well, a car seat. Seriously, that is the only thing you absolutely need before receiving your baby. Everything else you will need will either be provided for you from the hospital or you can pick...
7 Common Adoption Mistakes

7 Common Adoption Mistakes

All About Adoption is here to help you with every step of your adoption journey! I believe the more informed you are, the smoother and happier the adoption process will be. In previous blogs, we’ve chatted about the how-to’s, the benefits, and the pain points of...
The 7 Steps You Need to Take in Order to Adopt

The 7 Steps You Need to Take in Order to Adopt

Congratulations on your decision to adopt! You are about to embark on a great adventure and I could not be more excited for you. But how to get from “Yes, we want to adopt!” to actually adding to your family? The process of adoption can seem complicated but it can be...
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...

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