5 Adoption Grants You Never Knew Existed

Adoption Grants When it comes to the cost of adoption, most of us could use a little, or a lot, of financial help. Adoption grants can help make your adoption dreams a reality. They definitely made a big difference in our adoption journey. Here are 5 adoption grants you may have never even heard of! And, if this list isn’t…

Podcast: Raising Funds For Adoption – Featured on A Sunny Side Up Life

Today I have some exciting news to share… I was interviewed for a podcast to share my experience with raising funds for adoption. Raising Funds For Adoption Sami was a fantastic host and we chatted about the different types of adoption, the costs associated with each type, and a few ideas on how you can raise funds for adoption if…

5 Types of Adoption and Their Associated Costs

What are the different types of adoption and how much does adoption cost? First, the good news on what you can expect on adoption cost. While adoption costs vary by state, the bottom line is that out of pocket cost may be less than you think. Especially when you consider the adoption tax credit, employer benefits, and other sources of…

Why Lack of Money is a Lame Excuse to Not Adopt

Confession Time I have to admit something right from the beginning. I used to be lame. Why? Because I fell into the category of people that thought I probably wasn’t cut out to adopt. And, the main reason I thought I might never join the 2% of Americans that adopt was primarily because of just one thing. You guessed it.…

3 Ways To Make Adoption Affordable

Many prospective adoptive parents are excited about the idea of adoption but are concerned that the process may be too complicated or expensive. The truth is there are many resources available. Several of the biggest ways that we were able to make the dream of adoption a reality was through grants, fundraising and no-interest loans. I’ll break each down a…

How much does adoption really cost?

How much does adoption cost? That’s a question we’ve heard a lot since starting the process ourselves. We completely understand this concern. It was probably one of our biggest. The truth is that there are many different kinds of adoption, and therefore various fees associated with each.  Some are less expensive and some more costly. I understand that numbers are…

How to Afford Adoption

“I’d like to adopt but it is just too expensive!” The Costs One of the biggest concerns I hear time and time again when it comes to those considering adoption is their concern over the cost. That’s most likely the biggest reason why although 1/3 of Americans have considered adoption, no more than 2% of Americans have adopted. I get…