Legally Enforceable Open Adoption Contracts in the United States

*Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and nothing in this article should be substituted for legal advice. I highly suggest any expectant mother who is considering adoption to retain her own legal representation who understands adoption law in the state that the adoption will be finalized as well as the state she lives in. This … Continue reading Legally Enforceable Open Adoption Contracts in the United States

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Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Today I'm going to cover a few things, but they will all tie together and are all related to one another. Last week I told you a story about a prospective adoptive parent who started a campaign of harassment, threats, and coercion against a new mother who had opted NOT to relinquish her child and … Continue reading Clara’s Update; A Look at Other Families Saved by SOS; The Evolution of Open Adoption

Letters From the “Kept” Siblings

Today I will open up an intimate part of my life for all of the world to see.  I will share with you a few letters that IKL's sisters have written to her.  I do this in order to show that the effects of an adoption are much broader than one may think of at … Continue reading Letters From the “Kept” Siblings

CUB Birthmother Survey – CLOSED

THIS SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. CUB is a wonderful organization representing birthparents nationwide. CUB stands for Concerned United Birthparents and was founded in 1976 by Lee Campbell and continues to be a driving force in adoption education focusing on the rights and welfare of birthmothers. Currently CUB is gathering information on birthparents who are/were in open … Continue reading CUB Birthmother Survey – CLOSED