Staying Positive

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Staying Positive The adoption process is daunting. Domestic adoption can be confusing, expensive, unfair…these are words we have heard to describe the process of adoption. While I tend to agree, I would also add life changing, amazing and miraculous. There is a lot of negative press in the news, online and in general. It is hard for some to believe …

Coping with the Holidays

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Coping with the Holidays Christmas is here. Literally. I am typing this on December 23, 2015. For so many the holidays are a time for family, friends and giving. However, the holidays are not necessarily festive for everyone. So many struggle this time of year. Waiting to become parents through adoption is difficult. And waiting through the holidays can be …

Considering Adoption?

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Considering Adoption? The holidays are here. Many associate the holidays with family. And for some, family is a tough topic. Adoption is expensive. Ever consider adopting from foster care? Adopting from foster care is FREE. Yes. You read that right. It costs nothing. There are thousands of children in foster care in Florida and across the country who desperately need …

Do I need an attorney for adoption?

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Do I need an attorney for adoption?[/caption]Do I need an attorney for adoption?[/caption]I received a panicked phone call this week. Woman on the other end has been caring for a baby in her home for more than 6 months with just a notarized letter from the birth mom stating she has permission to keep her and get medical care for …

When is a Florida home study adoption update required?

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When is a Florida home study adoption update required? In Florida, a home study update is required if it has been a year since your initial study was completed and you have yet to adopt a baby or child. An updated adoption home study is required in order for you to maintain your eligibility. In addition, all of your background …

adoption concerns

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Adoption Concerns One of the most popular adoption concerns we hear the most is “what if she changes her mind?” It definitely happens. Not often, but it does happen. There is no such thing as a risk-free adoption. Obviously, there are financial risks and dealing with the emotional risks can be even more challenging when coping with all of your …

Adoption and Planning for the Future!!!

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Adoption and Planning for the Future College is expensive. Kids are expensive. Adoption=expensive. You need to start thinking about your financial future. How am I going to pay for college? What is a 529 college savings plan? What is the Florida PrePaid program? Going to speak with a financial advisor is a smart choice…and typically doesn’t cost you a dime. …

Orlando Adoption Support Group

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Orlando Adoption Support Group Do you know that there are adoption support groups that are local to you? Please ask and we are happy to share with you local resources. Our home base is in Orlando where there is an active support group. The Orlando Adoption Network is a great opportunity for those considering adoption, those waiting to adopt and …