Tips for Being Yourself In Your Adoption Profile

One of the most common pieces of advice for couples looking to adopt is to “be yourselves.” We know how tough this can be. When you’re trying to adopt, the temptation is to make your family look as appealing as possible so you have the best “chance.” But there’s a...

Tips for Bonding With Your Adopted Baby

In the past, many people believed that newborn babies were “blank slates” that didn’t have any personalities or preferences. Today, we know better. Babies form clear preferences for people and environments – and that means bonding is vital. For birth parents,...

Important Questions to Ask Your Adoption Agency

When you’re starting the adoption process, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is which agency to work with. No two adoption agencies are the same, so it’s important for you to choose an agency you are comfortable with. One way to ensure an agency’s views and...
Tips for Starting an Adoption Search and Reunion

Tips for Starting an Adoption Search and Reunion

Adult adoptees often find themselves considering searching for their biological parents and relatives. While feelings about adoption can vary from curiosity to sadness to anger, adult adoptees often say that searching for or finding their biological relations can...

Tips for Handling Your Adoption Wait During the Holidays

Adoption waiting periods are never easy, but we understand that many waiting families face particular challenges during the holiday season. Being around relatives you don’t see often and facing their questions and curiosity can be hard – as can be seeing your...
Domestic versus International Adoption

Domestic versus International Adoption

Every adoption journey starts differently, but they often have many decisions and considerations in common. One of the first decisions many couples need to make is whether they wish to pursue a domestic or an international adoption. Unfortunately, there are many...