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November 20, 2017

So you want to start an adoption agency. Good for you. It is a rewarding experience to be able to give joy to prospective parents and to place children with a family when they don’t have one. It is helpful to have some experience in this area, either working at an agency or for an […]

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How to Overturn an Adoption

November 20, 2017

Adoption embodies a deep sense of social purpose the aim of which is to provide a stable and loving home for a child. Article 3 of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child provides that the best interest of the child should be the primary consideration in all matters concerning the child. This […]

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Domestic Adoptions vs International Adoptions

November 14, 2017

Adopting should be a conscious decision, mostly because it concerns the life of a child that is entitled to a balanced environment, but also because parents have many adoption options. As a foster parent, it is vital that you first realize why you want to adopt and then decide if it’s better to adopt domestically […]

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The Open Adoption Relationship

November 13, 2017

An Open Adoption provides the birth parents an opportunity to select the family who will parent their child. The adoptive parents and birth parents may speak, meet, and get to know each other before the birth, and then communicate afterwards, as well. As the birth mother progresses in her pregnancy, she can send ultrasound photos […]

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Putin considering us Adoption Ban in Response to Magnitsky Act

November 13, 2017

For the first time since the third term of his presidency began, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a major press conference, which was a live televised event in Moscow, and said he would consider a ban on Americans having the option to adopt Russian children. This comes as Russian authorities were not permitted to view […]

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How to Nullify an Adoption

November 9, 2017

There are provisions in law to nullify an adoption, but nullification is difficult and only very rarely achieved.  Adoption is intended to be permanent, not something about which people can later change their mind.  An adopted child has already changed parents at least once, which can be traumatic enough.  Judges strongly prefer to avoid the […]

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How to help Adopted Children Deal with Hurtful Remarks

November 6, 2017

Unfortunately, adopted children are often the center of hurtful remarks.  Sometimes kids do not understand adoption and how cruel their words can be.  There are things you can do, however, in order to help your adopted children deal with hurtful remarks.  The following are some techniques you may want to consider.  You are going to […]

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Tips for Making the Adoption Process Easier

November 4, 2017

Adoption is always a difficult decision for birth mothers. You’re recognizing that there is something going on in your life that isn’t going to allow you to keep the child that you’re carrying, and you must make a difficult decision about the best course of action for your child. There are people who will be for it, and […]

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When to tell a child that they are adopted

November 4, 2017

Adoption in its purest form is a situation where everyone wins because people made tough decisions and put a child’s best interest ahead of everything else. In other words, it is a good thing. Birth parents loved the child enough to give the child an opportunity for a better life. Adoptive parents who are in […]

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Adoption guide to birth family contact plan

November 4, 2017

Adoption is a miracle when it is handled correctly and everyone involved keeps the well-being of the child as the number one priority. Each adoption has a unique set of circumstances, challenges and blessings. The legal parents of the adopted child shall now and forever be called the parents. They have been given the responsibility […]

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