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Foster Care Adoption, What You Can Expect

Foster Care Adoption, What You Can Expect

NORTH GEORGIA ADOPTION LAWYER BLOG   Adopting a foster child through foster care is a long and emotional journey. It all begins when you become a foster parent. Becoming a Foster Care Parent Adopting through foster care is a very rewarding but also deeply demanding and difficult process. Just completing a single foster care adoption can take many years. Foster care adoption…

Budgeting For Your Adopted Child

Budgeting for Your Adopted Child: Money Saving Tips for a Growing Family Raising a family is expensive. One thing that many people must consider when trying to start or add to their family is how they will afford the additional expense of a child. Fortunately, there are many easy money-saving tips that can help you to in budgeting for your…

North Georgia Adoption Lawyer Blog

North Georgia Adoption Lawyer Blog

PREPARING A HOME FOR YOUR FIRST ADOPTION: Preparing to bring home your first child through adoption is an exciting time. Knowing that you are well prepared for the big transition can help calm anxious nerves and allow you to focus more fully on the most important thing: your new child. There are many steps you can take to ensure you’re ready to…

Using Networking to Find an Infant to Adopt

Using Networking to Find an Infant to Adopt

  I receive many calls from folks who want to adopt, but don’t know where to start. Many couples have good intentions, but they may not have the knowledge in order to find an infant to adopt. Every state’s adoption laws are different, however, if you want a newborn, you will need to look beyond the borders of the State…

Adoption is not for the faint hearted!

Adoption is not for the faint hearted!

  I was always amazed at the thoughtless comments offered by mere acquaintances or by strangers concerning the adoption of my two youngest children. “Oh, you’re getting one the easy way” OR “don’t you have enough kids already?” Well, if you’ve ever adopted, you know that the pain in giving birth doesn’t compare to the pain of a disrupted adoption,…

Adopted Children: Change The Language

ADOPTED CHILDREN: changing our perceptions and language Let’s change the language commonly used concerning adopted children. Biological parents make an adoption plan for their child. They do not “give up” their baby. They thoughtfully, prayerfully and compassionately choose life and adoption for their child’s future. Adoption terms should be updated to reflect the love and care which biological parents have…