If adoption is an option you’d like to consider, there are many resources throughout this website. Here are a few: Profiles Marynell: saving for adoption Monica: my single parent adoption story Lorie: adopting from Russia What I learned from my failed adoption Valerie: the ups and downs of adoption as a single woman Choice Moms…
Over the years I’ve learned so much about myself, through parenthood. Before my daughter was born in 1999, I largely drew my identity from work. I was good at what I did, and enjoyed being the ‘ambitious career woman’ since I was 16 and landed my first job at a community newspaper. I also tended…
I’m very much looking forward to meeting Sarah at next week’s Choice Mom event in Seattle. She’s updated me on her journey a few times. And it’s a great example of how life can unfold in unpredictable ways. Here is her story.
It is hard for singles to find proactive friends in the adoption world. This list will help you find the right ones. We don’t recommend anyone as Choice Mom-friendly unless they are also open to the LGBT community.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a great resource for information about foster care adoption. Here are some of the numbers they offered in National Adoption Month (November 2010) about the kids waiting in foster care for adoptive homes.
There are a lot of things to misunderstand about adoption. Test your knowledge here.
It’s National Adoption Month. To celebrate I’m sharing adoption stories from Choice Moms, starting with Dannie who adopted from the foster care system.
A new Choice Mom admitted her exhaustion with the first months of motherhood. Women in the community chimed in with support. Here are two of the responses.
In National Adoption Month I want to share some of the stories of single women who have become mothers because of adoption.
Dawn Davenport at Creating a Family is the source I trust for up-to-date adoption information. Here is some of what she’s compiled about the various costs of adoption.