Adoption

What To Expect When You're Adopting During Covid-19
What To Expect When You’re Adopting During Covid-19
Family law attorney Penelope Hefner shares the effects of Covid on both international and domestic…
When Your Child Says, "You're Not My Real Mom," Raise Magazine
When Your Child Says, “You’re Not My Real Mom”
I knew it was inevitable, that one of them would say it eventually, but I…
Your Child’s Curiosity About Their Birth Family Is Natural, Raise Magazine
Your Child’s Curiosity About Their Birth Family Is Natural
Look no further than the popularity of ancestry and DNA kits as proof, even for…
Why I Wont Do Genetic Testing On My Adopted Child, Raise Magazine
Why I Won’t Do Genetic Testing On My Adopted Child
We’re in semi-open adoption with Levon’s birth family, and we’re absolutely not trying to hide…
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Our Top Ten Adoption Posts, Raise Magazine
Our Top Ten Adoption Posts
Sharing our most popular posts in honor of National Adoption Awareness Month.
How To Teach Your Kids About Adoption
We teach our children about race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender. Why not family structures that…
The One Thing You Should Never Say In Your Adoption Profile
Adoption Profile Tips: The One Thing You Should Never Say In Your Profile
A simple, thoughtful piece of advice that can make a world of difference to expectant…
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Everything You Need To Bring Home Your Baby From The Hospital, Raise Magazine
Everything You Need To Bring Home Your Baby From The Hospital
It’s not nearly as much as you think. Many adoption agencies discourage hopeful parents from…
When A Child Asks, “Why Did My Birth Mom Give Me Up?” Raise Magazine
When A Child Asks, “Why Did My Birth Mom Give Me Up?”

“What are you going to say when he asks why she gave him up?” It’s…

Stop Saying My Adopted Child Is Lucky To Have Me, Raise Magazine
Stop Saying My Adopted Child Is Lucky To Have Me
While we appreciate the sentiment, adoptive and foster parents can’t help but cringe when they…