3 Must Read Articles on Adoption and Mother’s Day

Here are 3 must read articles on adoption and Mother’s day: Mother’s Day and the Adoptive Mom “Mother’s Day brings to mind fresh flowers, blueberry pancakes and homemade cards. It’s a day to be spoiled and fêted by family. But for me, an adoptive mother, it’s never as simple as the Hallmark holiday it’s touted … Continued

6 Mother’s Day crafts for kids

Try these super easy and super fun Mother’s day crafts with your kids! I LOVE YOU BECAUSE MOTHERS DAY CRAFT FLOWERS MOTHER’S DAY MASON JAR VASE CRAFT STICK FLOWER POTS PHOTO AND CANVAS KIDS ART FOR MOTHERS DAY THUMBPRINT ART PAINTED FLOWER POTS MOM, I LOVE YOU POP UP CARDS

Must Read Books About Transracial Adoption

Researching and educating yourself with books about transracial adoption can make a significant difference. We all want to believe that all a child needs is love. Yes, they need love but there are other things children need to grow to be confident, self-loving adults. Here are some must read books you should be reading if … Continued

Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Transracial Adoption

Adoption alone is a huge decision. It is important to be honest with yourself when it comes to transracial adoption though. It is commonly known that the less preferences you have to the race or gender of a child, the higher the odds to completing the adoption process quicker. But there are things you need to … Continued

Television Shows That Touch On Adoption

This is Us – Okay, this show doesn’t just touch on adoption, it is discussed throughout the show very often. This show does a really good job talking about topics from each side of the adoption triangle. Adoptee Perspective -In this show, Randall was adopted as a baby. Although Randall is accepted in the family, he would … Continued

Same-Sex Adoption: What You Should Know

When adopting as a same-sex couple, some may wonder where to begin. With the surge in children living with same-sex parents doubling in the last 15 years, (U.S. Census Bureau) same-sex adoption is much more common. However, when searching about domestic adoption for same-sex couples, it can be hard to find current information. Make sure … Continued

Adopt Connect Family Testimonials

Adopt Connect works with a variety of people to expand their forever family through adoption. During the adoption process, we make sure to connect on a personal yet professional relationship with our adoptive families and birth parents. Some of our favorite moments include seeing a family with their beautiful new member and hearing them share their … Continued

Basic Domestic Adoption Requirements

When beginning the adoption process, many potential adoptive parents are confused on how to start the process. While most citizens can adopt in the United States, some necessary domestic adoption requirements need to be considered before working with an adoption professional. Here are the basic domestic adoption requirements you need to know before beginning your … Continued

7 Adoption Announcement Ideas

No matter how you grow your family, it is always exciting announcing a new addition. Here are 7 cute and creative adoption announcement ideas: 1. Waiting For You Chalk Board Sign   2. Worth the Wait Announcement Cards   3. Baby Booties Reveal Package   4. Professional Photo Announcement Card   5. Ours Forever Sign … Continued

What Are Birth Mother Living Expense?

What are birth mother living expense and why do I pay them? Many families do not understand what birth mother living expenses are or why they pay them. There is a misconception that it is like “paying the birth mother for choosing adoption,” which is completely false. Birth mother living expenses are court-approved moneys provided … Continued