Adoptive Parents

March 10, 2021

How to Adopt a Child From Foster Care

Every year, 135,000 children are adopted through foster care. If you think you want to adopt a child, you should first educate yourself on the adoption process to see what it entails.  Take a look at this in-depth guide to learn the requirements, and process to adopt a child from foster care.  What Is Foster Care? Foster families take in a child for two main reasons: Until the child is reunited with the birth parents Until the child is adopted […]
March 10, 2021

Grandparent Adoption: How to Adopt Your Own Grandchild

Choosing to legally adopt and raise your grandchildren is an amazing decision. The lives of everyone involved will change forever. It’s a loving and sacrificial choice that isn’t always easy but will always be worth it.  If you are already raising your grandchildren and making the major decisions about their upbringing, adopting them will make things easier.  Let’s look at what grandparent adoption entails so you can get your big questions answered and feel confident about the procedure. When Should […]
March 10, 2021

Stepchild Adoption: How to Adopt Your Spouse’s Child

Blended families are a beautiful representation of love and unity. If you have recently married someone with kids from a previous relationship, you know that you are already like a parent to them. So why not pursue adopting them? Taking the extra step to adopt your stepchildren is a special way to show your love and commitment. Luckily, stepchild adoption can be an easy and quick adoption process.  Why Adopt Your Stepchild? Not everyone chooses to adopt his or her […]
February 11, 2021

The Complete Guide to Transracial Adoptions

Every child deserves a parent.  Parents adopt 135,000 children in the United States every year. But thousands of other children wait to be adopted. Many parents want to adopt but have many questions about adopting a child. One common question is race. A parent of any racial background can adopt a child of any racial background. But parents wonder about how they can raise a child of a different background.  Understand how transracial adoptions work, and you can get started […]
December 14, 2020

Preparing Your Child for an Adoptive Sibling: Everything to Know

Adopting a child is a wonderful way to expand your family, but you have any other children in your home, you may find it difficult to explain what’s happening. Also, they may have a hard time understanding the changes. How can you help your child through the adoption process and build a strong sibling bond? Bringing in an adoptive sibling for your child doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some ways you can prepare your child for his or […]