Adoption Trauma

Adoption Trauma

No matter how a child is adopted into your family, there will always be trauma. From infant adoptions to foster care adoptions to international adoptions, there is always trauma involved. A common misconception is that your child can avoid trauma if adopted at birth,...
What Is An Adoptive Home Study Anyway?

What Is An Adoptive Home Study Anyway?

What’s an adoptive home study? What does it entail? What do you need to do, and how do you survive the process? I often tell families that the home study process is intrusive, but everyone has to go through it if they want to adopt a child. It’s not anything unique to...
How to Survive a Failed Adoption

How to Survive a Failed Adoption

Sometimes adoptions don’t always go through as expected. There are times, even when working closely with the expecting mother, that the mother will change her mind and want to keep the baby. This is what we call a failed adoption. Don’t look at it as your failure to...

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