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How The Pandemic has Affected Adoption

How The Pandemic has Affected Adoption

The year 2020 had a massive impact on the reality that everyone once knew. The COVID-19 Pandemic shook lives to the core, stifled human connection, and had most people fighting to protect themselves and their loved ones from an enemy they couldn't see. Amid lockdowns,...

Adoption Agencies to Support in 2021

Adoption Agencies to Support in 2021

Navigating the adoption process can feel like a monumental task to prospective parents.  Working with an adoption agency ensures parents will have support throughout the process and complete all of the necessary requirements.  Countless adoption agencies exist in the...

Adopting as a Single Parent: What to Know

Adopting as a Single Parent: What to Know

Adoption is a tough process to go through when you’re in a relationship; adopting as a single parent can be tougher. Unfortunately, a negative stigma surrounds single parents thanks to How society views parenthood and a healthy family. Though this viewpoint has...

Why Special Guardianship Needs Support

Why Special Guardianship Needs Support

Every child, no matter their age, needs a guardian to look after them as they grow. Typically this is the child’s parent, but that’s not always the case. In some instances, children are looked after by special guardians: caretakers who are not a child’s parent but...

Family Resolutions For 2021

Family Resolutions For 2021

Every year, there are new resolutions people would like to achieve. The common vows for many people include diet and weight loss. However, there are many things families can put in their plans to accomplish in the coming year. Whether they think about partying with...

What You Should Know Before Becoming a Foster Parent

What You Should Know Before Becoming a Foster Parent

The decision to become a foster parent isn’t an easy one to make, nor should it be made on a whim. You’re welcoming a child into your home with the promise to love and care for them, no matter what your reasons for doing so may be. No matter the reason behind your...

Little Known Facts About the Adoption Process

Little Known Facts About the Adoption Process

Though a popular topic of conversation, unless you have experience with the adoption process, it’s unlikely that you know what goes into it. People may say they’ll adopt a child, but it’s a complicated process that not many people are familiar with. If adoption is...

How to Help Your Adopted Child Adjust to Their New Home

How to Help Your Adopted Child Adjust to Their New Home

Adopting a child can be both an exciting and overwhelming time. Not only do you have to get used to assuming the role of being a parent to a child, but your new child will have to adjust to their new home, surroundings, and family. The adoption process itself is long...

What to Know About the Foster Care System

What to Know About the Foster Care System

The foster care system has over 400,000 children in it in the United States alone, and the number is only increasing with each passing year. Despite the large number of children in need of a home, some states have less than 10,000 beds available to accommodate them...

How To Interact with Adoptive Parents

How To Interact with Adoptive Parents

Adopting children can be the happiest time of a person’s life. Many people adopt children for a variety of reasons. And as a society, it is our responsibility to respect the decisions of others, even if we don’t necessarily agree with them. And that is precisely why...