Adoption is Love

Love is in the thoughts of many at this time of year. Below is a Valentine's Day story about a birth mother's love for her child. Teresa made the courageous and loving decision to place her child with Debbie and Rick. Her little boy, David, was born on Valentine's Day and placed into the arms of his adoptive parents. Adoption is love. I decided on [...]

Adoption is Love2020-02-13T13:48:49-05:00

Giving a Child up for Adoption From Another Perspective

'Amy' was a high school senior when she found out she was pregnant. Her mother wrote this adoption story to share the experience of 'giving a child up for adoption' from her perspective as a grandparent. Amy and her mother learned that their adoption experience was not really 'giving a child up for adoption', but instead it was giving a child a great life with [...]

Giving a Child up for Adoption From Another Perspective2020-02-11T09:03:16-05:00

Social Media in Adoption

Communicating Through Social Media Social media and the Internet are transforming the ways that communication takes place among the adoption triad.  In the past, this type of online communication was not an option. In fact, contact between birth and adoptive families was not typical in adoption arrangements at all.  Most adoptive parents did not have the ability to get to know their child’s birth family. [...]

Social Media in Adoption2020-02-03T13:34:50-05:00