Why I Love Open Adoption (and You Should, Too!)

Why I Love Open Adoption (and You Should, Too!)

In over 30 years of working in the field of domestic infant adoption, I’ve enjoyed witnessing the evolution of open adoption. More and more, birth parents and hopeful adoptive parents are seeking openness in their adoption, and want to remain in touch after...
How Adoption Became My Life’s Work

How Adoption Became My Life’s Work

Over 30 years ago, I was hoping to adopt a baby. My husband and I didn’t know where or how to get started. Through research, determination, and prayer, our dream of a family became a reality. I started with a plan, a notebook, assistance from a caring adoption...
What To Do If the Birth Mother Changes Her Mind

What To Do If the Birth Mother Changes Her Mind

The most common fear that hopeful adoptive parents have is that the birth mother will change her mind and that the adoption will come to an end. At my adoption center, we do all that we can do to make sure that we are alert to potential “red flags” in each...