The Importance of Protecting an Adopted Child's Story

The Importance of Protecting an Adopted Child's Story

Adoption stories can be so encouraging to share with others that are in the process or considering adoption. However, an adopted child’s personal story is one that should be carefully protected and not often shared. Read how and why it is important to protect an adopted child’s story.

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Not All Adoption Is Good

                            Not All Adoption Is Good

Adoption isn’t always the best option, especially when children still have living family members. Read a perspective from a corrupt adoption experience and why family reunification is so important. Adoption can be a beautiful thing, but it needs to be ethical and in the best interest of the child. Unfortunately not all adoption are.

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Naming Your Child's Trauma

Naming Your Child's Trauma

If you’ve fostered or adopted, it’s likely that you’ve parented or are parenting a child that has experienced trauma in their past. Trauma can be so challenging to navigate as it is different and manifests differently for all children.  Learning to name your child’s trauma for them, when they can’t is a great tool in helping them process their emotions.

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3 Questions Not To Ask An Ethnic Adopted Child

3 Questions Not To Ask An Ethnic Adopted Child

Adoption is an amazing thing. Being an adoptive mom, I have experienced many of the ins and outs of adoption. This post is inspired by my 11-year-old daughter and experiences she has had being an Ethiopian child in a white American family. The goal of this post is to inform and educate people that may not have experience interacting with adoptive families and children.

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency

8 Things to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency

Making the decision to adopt is not a light decision. When it is time to start the process it is overwhelming to figure out how and which adoption agency to choose. Here are 8 things to consider once you’re ready to make the next step in starting your adoption journey and choosing an agency.  

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5 Obstacles to Starting an International Adoption

5 Obstacles to Starting an International Adoption

International adoptions have many steps that need to be completed. Going through the process of an International adoption that ultimately failed due to corruption, we learned many of the common obstacles that come when starting the process. Continue reading to see how to overcome these common obstacles.

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