How Do I Finance My Adoption?

  For many couples financing adoption can be a complicated and expensive process. Forever Bound recognizes it is one of the most daunting and challenging obstacles in a goal to adopt. If you are considering adoption there are several financial resources you might consider.   The Federal Tax Credit and Exclusion – I’d recommend that you consult with your tax advisor on this issue. There may also

My Open Adoption

Written by Birth Parent, Tamra Hyde I sometimes hear adoptive parents, especially new ones, expressing concern and frustration about knowing how to navigate relationships with birthparents, especially when the 2 parties may find they are on different pages in regard to boundaries and expectations. I have observed a few things that seem pretty consistent to most open adoptions– Birth parents who feel confident and secure in the relationship

Why Does Agency Adoption Cost So Much More?

Have you heard or asked the question… “Why does agency adoption cost so much more than private adoption?”. Each agency gives different answers. Although some agencies, like Forever Bound, try to provide the most effective service for least amount in cost it’s very important to see all the reasons why an agency costs more. Understanding what is involved in pursuing adoption and the cost is vital.

What an adoptive mother wants you to know about her child’s Birthmother

Post written by a Forever Bound Staff member-   Today I heard the words "when people hear adoption they get curious and want to know details." A birth mother once shared with me that a neighbor told her "you made a huge mistake by placing." I've heard of adoptive parents being asked "do you think you could ever love someone else's child as much as your own."