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5 Misconceptions About Teen Pregnancy and Adoption

5 Misconceptions About Teen Pregnancy and Adoption

5 Misconceptions About Teen Pregnancy and Adoption While the world still doesn’t quite understand the entire world of adoption, the same is true for teenage mothers who choose adoption for their baby. The journey of adoption is full of learning and lessons that often debunk adoption assumptions. Pregnant teens are often the most misunderstood group in the adoption world. Learn…

Questions to Ask an Adoption Agency

Questions to Ask an Adoption Agency

Questions to Ask an Adoption Agency Knowing where to start when deciding to adopt can be hard. While there is a lot of information about adoption online, it can be hard to know what steps to take first. Domestic or International? Infant or Child? One child or a sibling group? The questions can seem endless when starting the adoption process.…

What Are Some Requirements To Adopt?

What Are Some Requirements To Adopt?

What Are Some Requirements To Adopt? Every adoption story is different. The same is true for adoptive families. While prospective parents want to live up to the ideal adoptive parent, the truth is that every adoptive parent is diverse. Most of the time, adoption agencies don’t want to see perfect parents who don’t have a hair out of place. Kids…

Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study

Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study

Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study A home study is just one hurdle to jump in the adoption process. While many home studies don’t have any issues, there are some instances when a home study would fail. These failed home studies are usually few and far between, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t still happen. Learn more about…

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions Couples and professionals are putting off having a family until they are in their 30s. Working on your career or ending a long infertility process can put you into the older parent category. While your age doesn’t hinder your ability to adopt, there are some things to consider when pursuing adoption as…

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits Everyone knows that adoptions can get expensive. Many hopeful adoptive families talk about tax credits and how they can help with adoption fees. However, it is hard to know what tax credits you might be eligible for as well as when they will help your current financial situation. Learn more about these essential…

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child?

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child?

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child? While every hopeful adoptive parent would love a quick adoption process, in most cases, the wait can be long. However, some stories end up getting passed along throughout the world of adoption. One of the best things to remember about adoption is that no two stories are alike. If you have…

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child?

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child?

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child? Many of those who contemplate adoption don’t always know if they can. While it is true that there are plenty of rules, many people assume that they can’t adopt because of certain lifestyle aspects. Each state has different laws when it comes to adopting a child within its borders. Adoption…

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized?

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized?

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized? Many adoptive parents feel a sigh of relief when the adoption is finalized. This means that all of the court documents have been signed, all of the money has been paid, and that your child is finally yours. While the long journey of adoption is over, there are still some things…