Creating a Family: Talk About Infertility and Douche Canoes

I've been sitting on this post for several days. I wasn't quite sure why I wanted so badly to blog about something that happened. In hindsight, it seemed trivial. It seemed like it was just drama-stirring and I couldn't justify doing it for any other reason except to get revenge. So, this not being a … Continue reading Creating a Family: Talk About Infertility and Douche Canoes

A Comparison in Adoption – The United States Vs. Europe

While all countries differ in political climates and cultures, the United States can be lumped into a category with other countries that we can generalize as "civilized." Countries such as Canada, France, Germany, Australia, Ireland and others would all fit into this category as we have similar ethics and cultures in a broad sense of … Continue reading A Comparison in Adoption – The United States Vs. Europe

Anonymous IF – The Question of Pre-Birth Matching

The topic of pre-birth matching is a hot one. On one hand, an expectant mother would like to get to know the people that will ultimately (if she does indeed decide to go through with an adoption) parent her child. On the other, the emotional and psychological issues that go with such a delicate relationship … Continue reading Anonymous IF – The Question of Pre-Birth Matching

The DNA Test

For Christmas I got myself a 23andMe DNA test. Some people wondered why. Most people who utilize these tests are extreme genealogy buffs or are in search of biological family. Because of my experiences working as a search angel in various different groups I have been able to develop a deep appreciation for tests such … Continue reading The DNA Test

Background Checks For Prospective Adoptive Parents

Oh, and that drug problem you were convicted of 5 years ago? It's all good. As long as it was 5 years ago. Make sure you don't get busted again if you want to adopt! Other charges such as larceny, robbery, embezzlement, arson, illegal use of weapons...they're all okay. No need to worry.