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

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 you can’t foot the bill on your own. Click below to listen to our episode and follow Sami’s podcast for more financial advice!…

20 Adoption Books for Parents

Here are 20 adoption books for parents that will help you as you embark or continue on your adoption journey.  My suggestion is to not overwhelm yourself but to find one or two to get started and after that, you can decide where you’d like to go from there. Adoption books can be an awesome way to further deepen your…

50 Adoption Books for Children

Adoption books can be a great way to teach your child about adoption and open the door to important conversations. Books can be an especially great way to begin explaining adoption to young children. I started collecting adoption books years before we brought our children home. We are big believers in talking to our kids often and openly about their…

How to Find the Best Adoption Agency for Your Family

When you decide to pursue adoption, one important consideration is how to find the best adoption agency for you. It can be confusing to know what to look for. But, if you decide to move forward with an agency adoption, you’ll want to feel confident in the one you select to work with. The decision to adopt a child is…

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…

The Ultimate Guide to Adoption Terms

Adoption terms can be confusing so I decided to create an ultimate guide to help. These terms will be very helpful to know as you start your adoption research. You may come across many of these words on your own as you’re reading. Or, you may hear them used by a particular social worker, attorney, or agency. I hope you…

5 Adoption Steps to Get You Started…Today

These simple adoption steps can help launch your adoption journey. The truth is, the idea of pursuing adoption can be very overwhelming!  And, many people just don’t know what adoption steps they need to take. Some prospective adoptive parents give up before they even get started. I understand!  It’s a lot to think about. Where do you begin? Well, I’m…