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How to Put a Child Up for Adoption

How to Put a Child Up for Adoption

Are you pregnant and considering giving a child up for adoption? Connected by Love Adoptions provides a personal connection that allows your adoption process to be a positive experience. Here’s how to put your child up for adoption.

Why Should I Adopt? Benefits of Adopting a Child

Why Should I Adopt? Benefits of Adopting a Child

Whether you’re just starting to consider adoption or are looking for reassurance after starting the process, you can rest assured knowing that the benefits of adopting a child are endless. You’ll never regret bringing love into your home and providing the same in return for the greatest gift in life, a child.

Adopt a Baby: Child Adoption Checklist

Adopt a Baby: Child Adoption Checklist

Are you ready to be a parent and add love to a child’s life? Do you want to bring a baby in who needs a place to call home? If you said yes to both, adopting a baby may be the right choice for you. The adoption process seems long and intimidating, but if you...

Teaching Children About Grief: Memorial Day Edition

Teaching Children About Grief: Memorial Day Edition

Memorial Day marks the first work-free weekend of summer. We often spend it with family and friends gathered around a lake, barbecue or parade. But this national holiday is more than chicken kabobs and tan lines. For many families around America, it’s a time to grieve...

5 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Their Adoption

5 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Their Adoption

Should I keep my child’s adoption a secret? This is a question we hear often from adoptive parents , and understandably so. Up until the 1970s, it was common to keep adoptions a secret from both the child and society. It was a secret that was kept between the parents,...

Setting Boundaries in Adoption Conversations

  For some reason, people seem to think that they can ask parents anything and everything about their children. For adoptive parents, this is amplified. It is incredible that people think it is ok to ask you all about your adoption, even in front of your child. When...

8 Adoption Myths Dispelled!

  MYTH: You can’t love an adopted child as much as a biological child. FACT: Regardless of how a child joins your family, when you become a parent you can love your child with the deep love of a parent. It may take some time to adjust to your new addition and fully...

When and How to Start Preparing for Your Child

When and How to Start Preparing for Your Child

Congratulations! Getting a home study is a big step in your adoption process. While there is still a lot that will happen before your child officially becomes part of your family, you are on your way! While you are going through the requirements, paperwork, and...