Adoptive Parents Home

Adopting a baby can be a stressful, complicated, and drawn-out process. Whether you are just exploring the idea of adopting or have already completed your home study, you'll want to check out these resources & articles to keep you on the right track.

Preparing (Or Not) For Adoption

I knew a couple once who packed extensively as they waited eagerly for the call. They filled three l...

Holiday Survival Tips For Waiting Adoptive Parents

It’s time to deck the halls and spread some holiday cheer. Or is it? This time of year while many pe...

Recipe For A Successful Adoption

No one can deny that love is one of the most important ingredients for a successful adoption. Howeve...

Eight Ways to Love Your Child’s Birth Parents

I’m a mom of four children, each with an open adoption with their birth family. Open adoption is int...

A Prayer For Adoptive Parents

Being a parent is an amazing, challenging, awesome, and exhausting blessing. No matter how moms beco...

Our First Year Home After Our Adoption

You never know what the New Year will bring. For us, it was the start of our new life together as a...

What My Adoption Journey Has Taught Me

Since I was young, I have always had a desire in my heart to adopt. The idea to bring a child into m...

Clearing Up Common Adoption Misconceptions

“Oh, you’re adopting? Isn’t that expensive? Don’t you want a child of your own? What if the birth mo...

Nature vs. Nurture: What Will My Adopted Child Be Like?

As you wait to become a parent, a million questions run through your mind. What will my child be lik...

Who is "Anti-Adoption" and What Can We Learn from Them?

If you've researched adoption online or participated in a cross-triad adoption group, chances are yo...

Helpful Tips For Adoptive Parents Choosing Baby Formula

Deciding on the right formula for your baby is a daunting task for any new parent, but the decision...

On Mother’s Day, Without Being a Mother

Every May, the store shelves are filled with greeting cards, potted flowers, and heart-shaped jewelr...

Should You Work With An Adoption Agency?

Paperwork. Home studies. Meetings with expectant parents. Adoption can certainly be a daunting task....

Dear Waiting Adoptive Parents

Dear Waiting Adoptive Parents, It takes a strong person to wait, especially in our culture where wai...

What To Expect After Your Adoption

You've no doubt dreamt about the day you will finally bring your baby home. But have you thought abo...