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Adoptive Parents

10 Tips for Raising an Adoptive Child

Congratulations, you are parents! You have the joy of raising a beautiful child! But how do you raise your child? In a lot of ways, adoptive parenting is not that much different from parenting a biological child. They all need a loving home and a loving family. Raising an adopted child comes with the responsibility of sharing their adoption story and where they came from.

“Adoption Agency Near Me”

If you asked Alexa or Siri to answer the question, “adoption agency near me,” “Utah adoption agency near me,” “Idaho adoption agency near me,” or maybe “what’s the best adoption agency near me?,” then you might have been directed right here to the Forever Bound Adoption website, www.foreverboundadoption.org Forever Bound is only a phone call, text, or email away, 801-821-1354, karen@foreverboundadoption.org, or steve@foreverboundadoption.org Forever Bound Adoption is

Agency vs. Private Adoption

Making the decision to pursue adoption is a major decision within any family. However, the decision process does not stop there. While going through such a life changing process, families should be aware of the different options that are available to them. If couples find that foster care, which can be the least costly option, isn’t a good fit for them, this then leaves two

The Importance of Boundaries

Let’s call her Winter. We first met her at the adoption worker’s home, which was in the town of Kaysville, halfway between Ogden and Salt Lake City. It was finally happening, a Utah adoption. We had been picked by a young woman and we were there to meet her because she was considering us as adoptive parents for her baby. After years of waiting and dreaming of holding that

It’s Okay to Say “No” to Protect Your Child

I read through a thread in an adoption support group recently that inspired this article. A sweet mama was asking for advice on a seemingly unhealthy relationship with her son’s biological parents. The birthmother was asking to schedule a visit with her child (3 years old) and based on the substance-abuse and how the previous meetups went, the adoptive mother did not think it was

Adoptive Parents Experience Trauma, Too

  I’m an adoptive mother. And I have trauma from my child’s adoption. It’s no secret to anyone that adoption is hard. Every aspect of it is hard. When you’re determining the life of an innocent child, nothing can be taken lightly. The process takes a mental, emotional, physical, and financial toll. And I’m only speaking from the perspective of an adoptive parent. I can’t imagine what

Good Things Are Coming to Idaho!

Idaho locals will tell you that Idaho has become a popular place to move. Known for its adoption friendly community, Idaho was a natural place for Forever Bound Adoption to expand. While new to Idaho, Forever Bound Adoption has been in operation since 2014 in Utah. It has a reputation for providing professional and ethical adoption services to birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptees. Experienced Team: Forever Bound Adoption is

How We Embrace Different Cultures & How It Relates to Adoption

We could talk about race, culture, and diversity until we’re blue in the face. It’s such a loaded, yet valid conversation in today’s world. Within the adoption community, there’s many conversations regarding transracial, interracial, and international adoption and how to embrace different races and cultural practices to help your adopted child learn about and embrace their biological roots. Now, you will find a million different

Is Your Company Considered Adoption-Friendly?

November is one of my favorite months. Not only does it usher in the holiday season where thanksgiving, family gathering, values, and giving weigh more heavily on our minds, but November has also been designated National Adoption Month. Like the holidays, celebrating adoption gives us an opportunity to reflect, give thanks, and center our minds on the importance of family. While we all may celebrate

The Benefits of Using a Local, Utah and Idaho Adoption Agency

If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, there are several adoption services options available to you. You can access placement services through a local Utah and Idaho adoption agency, a national adoption agency, or an adoption attorney. At Forever Bound Adoption, a Utah and Idaho state-licensed adoption agency, we believe there are many benefits that may make working with a local adoption agency