When people start to talk about adoption and making decisions about building their family that way, one of the conversations that come to the forefront is the costs that come with adopting. Adoption costs and creating a budget are important facets of the process and is one that many people have questions about when they … Adoption Budgeting: Why Is Adoption So Expensive?
Building a Family Through Adoption People all over the world are seeking to build their families through adoption and LGTBQ+ families are no different. According to the Census, between 2 to 3.7 million children have a parent that identifies as LGTBQ+. This same document notes that that same sex couples are six times more likely … June is Pride Month!
According to Adoption Network, around 140,000 children are adopted each year in the United States. Though there are no definite statistics on how many couples are waiting to adopt, it is thought that there is no shortage on Americans hoping to adopt and that there are potentially one to two million couples waiting to be … The Benefits of Adoption
The average child in foster care is in 2nd grade–a time when they are learning how to add and subtract hundreds, what shape a can of soup is, how to write a basic story, etc (Harvey). Now imagine that child not being able to live with their parents, moving in with a relative or even … Week 2: Living in Foster Care