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Independent Adoption Center (IAC) Closes Its Doors

On January 31, 2017, the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) announced that it was closing its doors after 34 years. This news was shocking and devastating to hopeful adoptive families that were waiting to adopt through…

How to Support Those Waiting to Adopt a Baby

The adoption process can be beautiful and unforgettable, but it can also be a difficult time for hopeful adoptive parents. Because the wait may be tough to deal with, friends and family hoping to help…

Am I Ready to Adopt? 10 Questions to Ask if You’re Thinking About Adoption

There are so many factors that can influence a family’s choice to adopt. While the decision makes sense for some, adoption may not be the right fit for others. As this is a life changing…

Changes to the 2017 Adoption Tax Credit

The adoption tax credit is a non-refundable credit provided to adoptive parents. It offers a great solution to offset some of the costs of adoption. According to the IRS, the adoption tax credit for 2017…

Adoption New Year’s Resolutions!

As the holidays and 2016 come to a close, you may be considering which New Year’s resolution to make for 2017. Over recent years, modern domestic adoptions have improved leaps and bounds, allowing for more…

Forming Family Bonds Through Holiday Traditions

Traditions, and specifically holiday traditions, play an important role in our lives. For most, these holiday rituals are a way to connect family members, celebrate shared values, reminisce about fond memories, and strengthen family bonds….

6 Adoption Charities to Help Give Back this Holiday Season

Now that we’re well into December, it’s officially the season of giving! As you’re out shopping for your loved ones, don’t forget about all the children who may not be fortunate enough to spend the…

How to be Supportive of Hopeful Adoptive Parents

As everyone enjoys the warmth and sentiment of the upcoming holidays with those they love, some may still be waiting on that new addition to the family. If you are involved with the adoptive family…

Celebrating the Holidays for Hopeful Adoptive Families

As your neighbors begin to decorate their homes with lights and everyone starts bundling up for the chilly weather, it’s easy to see that the holiday season is upon us! This time of year is…

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Your New Adopted Baby

The holiday season is fast approaching, with the first of many celebrations almost upon us! Thanksgiving is a time of family traditions, enjoying holiday meals, and reminding ourselves of what we’re thankful for. Thanksgiving is…