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Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths

Posted on: November 29th 2015

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding the adoption process – for both the birth parents and the adoptive parents. To help separate the rumors from the realities, we checked in with Betsy Hochberg, a licensed social worker and director of adoption resources at JF&CS Boston. Here, she offers her insight on how to … Continue reading Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths

Why Do Single Parents Adopt?

Posted on: November 23rd 2015

Should I give my child up for adoption? When you’re thinking about adoption, you may consider this choice because you’re not financially or emotionally ready to parent alone. What about those parents who choose to become single parents through adoption? Many people want to become parents, but they don’t have the right partner. They may … Continue reading Why Do Single Parents Adopt?

Sending Your First Email to an Adoptive Family

Posted on: November 09th 2015

  You’ve thought hard, you’ve considered your options, and you’ve decided that adoption is right for you and your child. What happens next when you’re putting a baby up for adoption? When you’re looking into adoption as an option for your child, there are many steps before you make a final decision. One of the … Continue reading Sending Your First Email to an Adoptive Family

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What Happens During Adoption Counseling?

Posted on: November 02nd 2015

If you have decided to put your baby up for adoption, you will go through a process called adoption counseling. This article explains what that process may be like. Find the Right Help When you are considering adoption for your baby, you might think an adoption agency is your only choice, but that isn’t so. … Continue reading What Happens During Adoption Counseling?

How Can My Family Adopt My Child?

Posted on: September 28th 2015

Is a family adoption possible for my child? ¬†Whether you’d like immediate family to adopt your child or you’d like a more distant relative to become your child’s adoptive family, relative adoption is both similar and different from non-relative adoption. This article provides more information on how a family member can adopt your child. Is … Continue reading How Can My Family Adopt My Child?

Understanding Parental Rights In Adoption

Posted on: September 26th 2015

Are you considering adoption? While the concept of adoption is fairly simple, the language around adoption can seem complex. When you’re a birth parent who’s starting on the journey to adoption, you have many questions. What’s an adoption plan? What is finalizing an adoption? What are parental rights? An adoption agency or law firm can … Continue reading Understanding Parental Rights In Adoption

Why Do Adoptive Parents Decide to Adopt A Child?

Posted on: September 24th 2015

  Why would a family choose to adopt a child? When you’re thinking about how to put a child up for adoption, you might wonder what motivates adoptive parents. Who are the people behind the faces, and why are they considering adoption? Here are some of the reasons why adoptive families choose to adopt a … Continue reading Why Do Adoptive Parents Decide to Adopt A Child?