However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle. There are two main types of adoptions: Domestic (adopting a child in the U.S.) and International Adoption (adopting a child from another country). There are Private Adoptions (facilitated through an attorney or adoption agency) or adoption through the State (Foster Care System). There are Open Adoptions, Closed … … Continue reading →
A private adoption is an adoption arranged by the adoptive parent(s) and the birth parent(s), without the use of a state or private adoption agency. If you are considering adopting, but do not want to go through an adoption agency, a...
The Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) is both a broad-based cooperative effort and a centralized information and facilitation service funded and overseen by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. SWAN includes county children and youth agencies, juvenile court judges, foster and adoptive parents, private adoption agencies, the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange and many others, all working together on behalf of children who need permanent homes.
Transracial Adoption. Race. Racism. White Privilege. Mentors. Represeantation. Two years ago, a little black boy rocked my white world. Adoption was how the hubs and I wished to add a second child to our family. And adopting from our South African homeland pretty much guaranteed that our new bundle of joy would be a black little person. Click to read more.