Calming Your Birth Mother’s Fears

When my brother’s birth mother calls to check in on how he is doing she always expresses the same concerns and fears. Even though he was adopted almost fourteen years ago she still asks if he is going to hate … Continue reading

Charli’s Super Big Family Tree: A children’s book on open adoptions by Toni Serena

Most adoptive families worry about the prospect of an open adoption. They wonder how they will explain the birth family to their child, if the birth family will take over their roles as parents, etc. Adoptive mother Toni Serena was … Continue reading

Meeting Birth Mothers

Meeting some of the birth mothers here at Family to Family Adoptions has been a very unique experience. Many of these women have fallen into hard times and are simply looking for someone to help lift the weight of their … Continue reading

Adjusting to your new life with your new baby

Becoming a parent is a huge adjustment, no matter how you become a parent. Amy Rogers Nazarov, in an article on Slate.com, writes about her experience with post-adoption depression.  She likens it to post-partum depression, but without having delivered a baby.  … Continue reading

Website Improvements

Do you like our website? Tell us about it. We are constantly working to improve our site and provide you, our readers, with useful and interesting information about adoption, abortion alternatives, parenting (particularly in adoptive families), and the adoption process. … Continue reading