My Journey with Adoptions

My first day as an intern at Family to Family Adoptions was a crazy one. I did not know what to expect, and I definitely did not expect what happened. That first day I was told a recent story about … 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

An Intern’s Perspective on Adoption

For those of you who don’t know me my name is Raquel. I recently began my internship at Family to Family Adoptions around the end of August. I attend UT and am currently in my last semester of college. I … Continue reading

Maintaining Contact After Placement

One important part of the adoption process is establishing a plan of contact after the baby is placed with the adoptive family. Both the biological family and the adoptive family agree on the amount of contact that both parties are … Continue reading

Children Placed for Adoption

Family to Family Adoptions began placing domestic newborns in January 2002 and our statistics through December 2008 show that we have placed 232 babies and created 232 wonderful adoptive families. 43% of those children were Full Caucasian 16% were Hispanic/Caucasian … Continue reading