What is Open Adoption?

Question: My wife and I have just started to look into domestic adoption. We keep hearing the phrase “open adoption.” What is open adoption all about? Answer: Open adoption can take many forms, from just talking on the phone with your child’s birth mother, or...

How to Rock Your Home Study

Many hopeful adoptive parents find the home study to be the most time-consuming and nerve-wracking part of the adoption process. They wonder things like, “Will they find our home to be acceptable? What about our parenting approach?”   Today, Lifetime...

How to Get Your Adoption Home Study Done Quickly

As the first step in the adoption process, the home study can bring up many emotions, from the excitement of beginning the adoption journey to feeling nervous about the process. Typically, a home study includes paperwork and documentation, a precise background check,...