Open Adoption

Our Story Of Adopting Five Siblings From Foster Care
Our Story Of Adopting Five Siblings From Foster Care
“Do not even consider foster care if you’re doing it for yourself or trying to…
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.
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…

In Conversation with Jeena Wilder: Our Transracial Adoption, Raise Magazine
Jeena Wilder Shares Her Family’s Transracial Adoption Story
"I see color, but I've never seen it as a reason why you can't do…
Adoption Profile
From The Archives: How to Write an Adoption Profile According to a Birth Family
We’ll be taking this week to plan for our children’s upcoming virtual school year. We’ll…
What Do You Call Your Child's Birth Mom, Raise Magazine
What Do You Call Your Child’s Birth Mom?
From Belly Mommy to Auntie, adoptees and adoptive moms share the names their families use.…
My Journey To Bond With My Adopted Son
My Journey To Bond With My Adopted Son
For mothers who experience infertility and loss, disrupted adoption, or even joyous overnight motherhood, it…
Are You Friends With Your Child’s Birth Parents On Social Media? Raise Magazine
Are You Friends With Your Child’s Birth Parents On Social Media?
How we use Instagram to share photos and videos of Levon with his birth family,…