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

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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.

A Birthmother’s Worst Nightmare – Aundria Bowman/Alexis Badger

Today I am going to tell you a heartbreaking story. A story so sensational that you would think it was the makings of some fancy Hollywood screenwriter. I only wish this was the case. A few posts back I touched a little bit on ambiguous loss. To help you understand it better I compared it … Continue reading A Birthmother’s Worst Nightmare – Aundria Bowman/Alexis Badger

Family Preservation is Not Anti-Adoption

In the past year, because I have become vocal about the injustices in our current adoption system, I have been called "anti-adoption." Nothing could be further from the truth. I hate that label. Yes, I am for family preservation whenever possible. I believe adoption should always be the last resort. That does not mean that … Continue reading Family Preservation is Not Anti-Adoption