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Moving on After Placing Your Child for Adoption

birthmomThere are not many choices that exceed the difficulty that comes along with deciding to place your child for adoption. While circumstances vary from person to person, the decision is always a difficult one that is influenced by many variables. If you’re one of the millions of women who have made this difficult decision, consider these helpful tips that’ll help you move forward and live a life of purpose.

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Debt-Free Adoption

Adoptive FamilyWhen many think of adoption, they often think of the wait times or the often harrowing process of being matched with a birthmother. In addition to the perils that come along with child rearing, there is one aspect of adoption that is rarely spoken about. That is the financial cost of adopting a child.

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Talking About Race with Your Transracial Adoptee

#adoption #familyWhile combining races in one family is a beautiful thing, it still comes with its fair share of difficulties. In order for a transracial adoptive parent to understand how to properly raise their children free from identifying issues, they need to take action from the moment they bring their child home, to the moment they leave for college and even beyond. Let’s consider how adoptive parents can make sure their child grows into a confident and well-rounded individual.


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How Age Factors Into How Children Process Adoption

Angel Baby Boy Anthony JamesIn the 21st century it’s far more common for a child to know that they are adopted from an early age than the secretive scenarios you may have heard about from the past. Understanding where we come from is an inherent need in all of us, and for an adopted child, understanding their beginnings can often be essential for their development and growth.

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The Value of a Lifebook for the Adopted Child

Questions to ask an adoption agencyOne of the biggest obstacles parents of newly adopted children face is fostering strong attachment and familial bonds with their new addition. This typically of course isn’t on the side of the parent(s); often for them, bonds are formed as soon as they see their prospective child, or, after a few engagements with them. However, for an adoptive child who may have had a history of abandonment or unstable situations, learning to trust and connect with a caregiver in a meaningful way can prove difficult.


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