What Exactly Is an Adoption Home Study?

A home study generally happens after you have completed your training classes and adoption application. All states require that families applying to adopt complete a home study. Once a home study is complete, your caseworker creates a written report about your family. It includes basic information gathered from you as well as information provided by third parties. Generally, a home…

What Are The Benefits of Open Adoption?

Because open adoption can look different in every adoption, there isn’t one specific definition. It comes down to the wishes and agreements made between the biological and adoptive parents. In a fully open adoption, the biological family would most likely have direct contact with the child through methods such as email, phone calls, and visits. Of course, the adoptive parents…

Adoption Loans You Want to Check Out

Adoption loans can be a great way to help fund part of your adoption expenses when needed. When it comes to the cost of adoption, most of us could use a little, or a lot, of financial help. If adoption grants don’t work out for you or fail to provide enough funds, adoption loans can be a great option. Some…

The Top 3 Reasons Not to Adopt

As an adoption advocate that loves talking about adoption, I often hear all the reasons why someone thinks they just can’t adopt. The truth is that 38% of practicing Christians have seriously considered adoption but only 5% have adopted. Any idea why? The most common reasons are…      1. It’s too expensive One complaint I hear time and time…