Having an open adoption means you can watch your child grow. You never have to wonder if they have everything you wanted for them.
I’ve come to realize that open adoption is like a marriage: It takes a lot of communication, honesty, trust, and acceptance to make it successful.
How adoption profile sites can help shorten your wait and save you money.
Adoption needs to be a word that is not whispered in the dark but declared in the light.
Whether a child is ours by biology or by adoption, one of the greatest acts of love we can offer them is to appreciate them without boxing them in with our expectations.
The difference between a “match” and a finalized adoption and how confusion over the two can add to your anxiety.
Along the way we were asked again “Why?”: Why not just accept that you’re not supposed be parents? Why don’t you understand that children may not be a part of God’s plan for you and your husband?
Of all the birthmother myths, none stings more than the accusation that birthmothers “give up” their babies.
Nineteen years ago, birth mothers were not telling their stories. There was and is so much shame and resistance to speaking our side of the adoption story.
The one thing you can’t do after connecting with an expectant mother is ignore her or take her for granted.