Please understand that these blog posts are written to use language that people commonly use when searching for help with their adoption plans. Unfortunately, while many of us are familiar with positive adoption language, most expectant moms that come to us at first do not understand what that means. The most common search term on the internet for expectant moms is “how do I give up my baby for adoption.” If we do not include those words in our blog posts, and instead put “how do I create an adoption plan for my baby” then our website will not show up in most expectant moms’ Google search results.
When considering an adoption, you may wonder how the adoption of another child is going to affect your other children in the home. There are many factors – including your children’s ages, and their thoughts about having another sibling – that will have an impact on how they feel. In addition, your children will be affected by how your family manages its resources, time, schedules,
Many adoptive couples choose to celebrate their child's life two days of the year. An adopted child has a celebration for the day they came into this world AND the day they came into their adoptive family. Celebrate Zola’s Gotcha Day with her!
Forever Bound Adoption asked several birth parents to share what they wish they had been taught from their agency when placing a baby for adoption. Forever Bound hopes to fill in the gaps and educate birth parents about a wide variety of topics. Forever Bound put together the most common questions asked by birth parents and are now asking for your advice. A birth mother who
“Thank you doesn’t seem adequate to express my love for you and the decision you made for me twenty-two years ago”… These were the words I wrote as I finished my very first letter to my birth mom. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about my hero that sacrificed so much so that I could have more.
In 1988 my birth