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Adoption blog exploring various adoption-related topics, information, and resources to benefit all members of the adoption triad as well as adoption professionals.

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How/When to Talk to your Child About Adoption

Posted by on September 7, 2018 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Experts recommend that adoptive parents begin to talk to their child about adoption from infancy. This helps the adoptive family to become familiar with using positive adoption language, practice sharing the child’s adoption story and create adoption to be a normal, household term. By talking about adoption from an early age, the child will grow up always being aware of the concept, making adoption a natural experience and way to create a family.

During infancy,...

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Understanding Open Adoption and the Benefits

Posted by on August 6, 2018 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

When planning for the expansion of your family through adoption, it is important to understand the types of adoption and the impact it will have on the adoption triad - the birth family, adoptive family, and the adopted child. Understanding the different types will help you choose the best option for your family. This is one of the first parenting decisions you will make for your child - becoming educated about adoption.


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5 Ways to Find the Right Match

Posted by on July 24, 2018 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Every time the phone rings you wonder if it will be your adoption agency calling to tell you they have a match for you. You find yourself daydreaming about when will you get "the call," and have started feeling uncertain about the waiting period and why your adoption entity hasn't found a match for you. You've gone over and over in your head thinking there must be a way to make this process easier, to find the match that feels right, to find the child you are meant to parent. Somehow you find...

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Domestic Infant Adoption-Where to Start?

Posted by on July 9, 2018 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

It can be very overwhelming when initially exploring domestic adoption and deciding what will be the best path for you and your family. Many families start with a simple search on Google for "Adoption Services" or a similar term in the area they live in, which yields a long list of Florida adoption agencies, attorneys, and other adoption professionals. Next, you begin reading various adoption entities' websites and are introduced to new adoption lingo, the process, average wait times, and so ...

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