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What is the Wait Time to Adopt?

This is a common question that we get asked every day. Wait time depends on many things. Among them: how many placements an agency does per year, how many adoptive parents it has waiting, the adoptive parent’s preferences, and the adoptive parent’s profile book.

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The Waiting: An Adoptive Parent’s Perspective

We officially began our adoption wait in May of this year. Joyous over the completion of the mountains of paperwork, the profile book, and the home study, I reached out to the adoption attorney we had signed up with by sending a cheerful and peppy “check-in” email.

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Adoption Language 101

Adoption language can be an unknown (and sometimes uncomfortable) terrority if you're not familiar with it. Luckily, we have created a list of terms and definitions to help clarify some of the terms you will hear frequently throughout your adoption journey!

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Replacing Shame with Beauty

Few experiences are more beautiful than sharing the gift of life, love, and parenthood with a family or individual that longs to become a parent. When a woman is seeking adoptive parents for her unborn child, the process should feel like a natural match, organic and serendipitous.

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