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Adoption Stories

Why I’m grateful for Forever Bound Adoption

Though being adopted at a young age has taught me a lot, I could never expect placing my daughter would be such a trial and heartache, more than anyone can imagine.  Forever Bound helped me through my options and steps to help do what is best for my baby.  They were considerate and just were very kind to accept and support whatever decision I decided. 

I Had An Amazing Experience Last Week…birth mom to birth mom!

I had an amazing experience last week where I was able to meet with another birth mom. Something special about the two of us is we both placed our babies with the same family. She placed three years before my son went to his adoptive family and was part of the reason I picked them as a family. I think it's very therapeutic to talk to

TIPS for Birth Moms

Here are some suggestions that helped me get through the tough times, and helped the good times become GREAT! 1.  Set goals.   I needed to set goals for myself so I could focus on things that were in my control. Depending on your age, these goals could include: get your driver’s license graduate high school find a job go to college find a trade school finish

My Adoption Story and How Becoming a Birth Mother Has Made Me a Stronger Person

My Adoption Story Around the time I was 18, I struggled with my self-esteem causing me to make some pretty poor choices in my life.  I struggled for a long time with an eating disorder causing my body to basically not function the way it normally would have.  I also struggled with the men I dated thinking I could change them and in the end they

Why I Chose Adoption

Although my pregnancy wasn’t the dream I had for myself… I know, I know, it’s shocking not to feel like young, single and pregnant wasn’t my fairy tale ending, right, but I wasn’t ready to be a mother. I didn’t have a job, a stable home, or a good man who could take care of me or a child, nor a plan for the future. 

Pregnant? Want to Know How to Tell Family?

Telling your family and friends you’re pregnant. Now here is a scary moment in time. For some young women it’s where you wish you could run away from this “predicament” but there’s no running, you’re pregnant and that is the fact that needs to be looked at. I’m sure by the time you’ve found out about the new person you have inside of you, life has