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The Gift of Adoption

The Gift of Adoption

Here is an organization that provides financial support through grnats for parents considering adoption:

"Discover The Gift of Adoption Fund, a  national charitable organization that inspires adoption by providing grants to qualified parents – giving children who need families a permanent home and a  chance to thrive."

Read all about their organization here.

-Cindy

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The Thursday Thinker: Adoption

Do you think that birth moms should be allowed to sign adoption papers BEFORE their baby is born?  Why or why not? -Cindy Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Adoption Tax Credit

Here are the “numbers” for the adoption tax credit.  Ask your tax planner about the implacations of this as it can make a huge difference in your ability to afford adoption.  This article from www.adoption.com gives an overview: Unless you make over $195,000 per year adjusted gross income, you are eligible for part or all of the U.S. Federal government ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: “Hannah’s Hope”

When we read chapter one of “Hannah’s Hope” it asked for us to define family.  What does that mean to you?  If you changed your definition would it be easier?  Or would you consider that not being true to yourself? When I was little I knew I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up (and a Mom!).  When ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Open Adoption

Note:  Miracle Monday for this week will be posted later in the week. This is a small study but offers some statistics on Open Adoption: A study by Grotevant and McRoy, published in 1998, reported that 72 percent of adoptive parents were satisfied with their birth mothers and nearly all but one birth mother in the study were satisfied with their ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays 3

From the time you wake up this morning until you go to bed tonight this is what will happen: EVERY DAY IN AMERICA 16,438 women become pregnant 11,018 women give birth 4,780 women endure a pregnancy loss 8,219 women experience an unplanned pregnancy 1,172 women become pregnant while uninsured 5,479 couples begin to struggle with infertility issues (American Pregnancy Association) If you are ... Read More »

Miracle Mondays: “Hannah’s Hope”

Did you get a chance to read some of “Hannah’s Hope: Seeking God’s Heart in the Middle of Infertility, Miscarriage and Adoption Loss” by Jennifer Saake?  I read through the Introduction, Prologue (Her Story) and Chapter One.  You can preview these sections for free at the books website: http://www.hannahshopebook.com/hannahshope.html Today I will just discuss the Introduction and Prologue, next week we will ... Read More »

Financial Fridays

I found this website that offers financial grants for infertility and adoption: Parenthood for Me, Incorporated I am not familiar with this group but they might have good resources! -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays

This Wednesday journal about your biggest fear (expand on “I fear I will never have a baby.”)  Sometimes if we write out our fears it takes a little punch out of them.  You may be able to work through some feelings or fears that are unwarranted.  I was fearful about adoption but the more I learned about it, the more I looked ... Read More »

Miracle Mondays

On Mondays this summer I will be reviewing the book, “Hannah’s Hope: Seeking God’s Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage and Adoption Loss” by Jennifer Saake.  Pick up a copy and read along with me as we look at the struggles and triumphs Jennifer experienced.  Check out the website here.  We will review Chapter 1, next Monday. -Cindy Read More »