Erma Bombeck stated: “There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake on Christmas morning and not be a child.” For a couple battling infertility, the statement could read: “There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake on Christmas morning to a house empty of children.” I know this is […]
Thanksgiving is a special time of year when families gather, memories are shared and new memories are made. Many families take turns sharing what they are most thankful for as they sit around the table filled with savory dishes waiting to be devoured. Having the attitude of gratitude is an important gift we can give […]
Is There Joy in This Journey? It seems no matter what situation you find yourself in you can now go online and find someone who is, or has gone through, the same struggles, fears, or trials you are going through. I feel as if the internet is full of information that can overwhelm […]
November is just a few days away and we are seeing the sights of the upcoming holidays as we visit retail shops or go online to read blogs, visit Pinterest or shop amazon. But November brings another reason to celebrate. November is National Adoption Awareness month. A whole month dedicated to the amazing work of […]
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When the word got out I was 19 single and expecting, so many people wanted to share their opinions on what I should or shouldn’t do; whether it was to my face or behind my back. I felt pressure everywhere I turned: so many people either telling me how selfish I was for making the […]
You just got home from your first meeting with your adoption caseworker. Your mind is full of the list of things you need to accomplish in order to get approved to adopt a child. One item on the list is writing a letter to prospective birth parents. This letter will be used by your […]
Adoption Terms Adoption assistanceFinancial or medical assistance given on a one-time or on-going basis to an adoptive parent on behalf of an adopted child. This subsidy may be provided through federal, state, county and/or local resources. (See itle IV-E.) Adoption services Any activity/procedure designed to facilitate the entire legal process of adoption including intake, pre-placement […]