Adoption

Single adoptive parents are more common than ever

If you’re ready to be a parent but you aren’t ready to be a spouse – or haven’t found the right person yet – you’ve got a lot of company. It’s becoming more common for single people to adopt children than it used to be, and there are fewer barriers. You don’t need to...

3 common adoption worries and anxieties

Adopting a child can bring you untold joy. Yet, you may experience some anxiety while waiting for the adoption to go through. You may even begin to wonder if it will all work out. Every family and, therefore, every adoption is different. However, there are some common...

How do you select a surrogate mother?

After trying for an excessively long time to become pregnant, you and your spouse have decided that you need an alternative way to become parents. You may have chosen surrogacy over an adoption. Before you decide on the woman who may be the surrogate mother of your...

How many children are waiting to be adopted?

People have all manner of reasons for looking into adoption. They may not be able to have biological children, for instance, and still want a way to raise a family. They may want to expand an already growing family by adding an adopted child.  For many, though, they...