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5 Creative Ideas for an Adoption Shower

5 Creative Ideas for an Adoption Shower

What Does an Open Adoption Really Look Like? When a woman decides to have a baby, it only seems natural for her close friends and family members to throw a baby shower. This get-together is a great way for loved ones to express their support and help the new mother provide for her bundle of joy. Adoptive moms can often…

Should Your New Child Know That He/She Is Adopted?

Should Your New Child Know That He/She Is Adopted?

Should Your New Child Know That He/She Is Adopted? New adoptive parents often wonder just how much they should share with their child about how they came to be a part of the family. Many parents hesitate to share about the adoption, even in today’s modern culture that is far more open and accepting. The overprotective nature of parents wants…

How to Prepare for the Most Genuine Family Profile

How to Prepare for the Most Genuine Family Profile

How to Prepare for the Most Genuine Family Profile Your family book or adoption profile is one of the most significant aspects of the adoption process for prospective families. This simple book or page is designed to give birth mothers all of the information they need to make a decision on who should raise their unborn child. The process of…

Tips for Preparing Family and Friends for Your Adoption

Tips for Preparing Family and Friends for Your Adoption

Tips for Preparing Family and Friends for Your Adoption When it comes to the prospect of adopting a child, most couples are giddy with anticipation and excitement. Their excitement may have developed over the course of months or years as they researched and learned everything there was to know about the gift of adoption. They may become even more elated…

Tips for Establishing an Adoption Support System

Tips for Establishing an Adoption Support System

Tips for Establishing an Adoption Support System The old adage that no man is an island holds true in almost every circumstance, adoption included. Prospective adoptive families often underestimate the important role that a support system will play in the development and finalization of their adoption. Friends and family members will be there during the celebrations and the unavoidable struggles…

Recipe For A Successful Adoption

Recipe For A Successful Adoption

Recipe for a Successful Adoption When it comes to preparing your heart and home for a new adoption, many prospective parents want to know the keys to success. They question seasoned parents and agency workers about what they should do and when. How much time should they spend reading literature? Is there a secret to choosing the right agency? Which…

Moving from Infertility to Adoption

Moving from Infertility to Adoption

Moving from Infertility to Adoption Finding out that you may not be able to give birth to biological children is an incredibly painful experience for many couples. For many couples, having a baby signifies an important milestone in their lives that simply can’t be overlooked. They would do anything to raise their own child. You may immediately be overwhelmed by…

Preparing (Or Not) for Adoption

Preparing (Or Not) for Adoption

Preparing (Or Not) for Adoption Bringing home a new child requires plenty of advance preparation, whether you’re giving birth or adopting. Adoption brings a host of new concerns about whether parents are doing enough to make themselves ready for this new child. Prospective parents spend months pouring over literature, looking at infant pictures, and researching the very best ways to…

Adoption Counseling

Adoption Counseling

Adoption Counseling What do you think of when you hear the word counseling? Some might consider counseling a place for “other people.” Perhaps you consider counseling to be a place for people with mental health issues or for people who can’t keep their emotions in check on a day to day basis. Maybe counseling is for the weak. Maybe there…