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Introduction to What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective by Sally Bacchetta Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:00am Thanks to all of you who have called and emailed wanting to know when my book is hitting the market. All I can tell you is, "Soon! In time for holiday gifting." I'll let you know as soon as it's out. In the meantime, here's an excerpt from the introduction. Adoptive parents don't love their children the same way biological parents do. That's ... Read on »
#prolife #prochoice Follow @ExploreAdoption for training sessions&support tools for future adoptive #parents by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 May 2011 9:42pm Florida's state adoption agency is now using Twitter to find adoptive families for the state's 850 foster children after a successful email campaign helped find homes for adoptive children. The state has decided to turn to twitter, 140 character social media platform, which has millions of users a day to reach out to a ... Read on »
Adoptive Parents: What You Need to Know About the Adoption Tax Credit by Sally Bacchetta Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 12:00am Tax time is getting closer, and can't we all use some good news about our taxes? The Adoption Tax Credit is definitely good news for adoptive parents. If you are an adoptive parent, you may be eligible for a refundable tax credit of up to $13,360. This article outlines what you need to know about the adoption tax credit. Continue reading on .. ... Read on »
Adoptive Parents: What You Need to Know About the Adoption Tax Credit by Sally Bacchetta Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 9:07am Tax time is getting closer, and can't we all use some good news about our taxes? The Adoption Tax Credit is definitely good news for adoptive parents. If you are an adoptive parent, you may be eligible for a refundable tax credit of up to $13,360. This article outlines what you need to know about the adoption tax credit. Continue reading on ... ... Read on »
Open Letter to Adoptive Parents and PAPs by Sally Bacchetta Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 12:00am Dear Adoptive Parent/Prospective Adoptive Parent, Today I came across yet another blog of a prospective adoptive couple using their blog to chronicle their "journey to adoption." Sadly, it read more like an online tantrum. We've spent a fortune already and we still don't have a baby. We were matched with a birth mother last year who chang ... Read on »
Adoptive Parents Ordered to Surrender 3-Year-Old to Biological Father by Sally Bacchetta Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 12:00am I just read Adoptive Parents Ordered to Surrender 3-Year-Old to Biological Father by Honey Berk at Parent Dish, and I'm sputtering mad. (http://www.parentdish.com) In her opening line Berk writes, In what may turn out to be a nightmare-come-true for adoptive parents, an Indiana couple risks losing their son today to the child's biological fa ... Read on »
Open Letter to Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPs) by Sally Bacchetta Posted Tue 07 Feb 2012 12:00am I posted this a few years ago, but what I've read online in the last week compels me to run it again (with minor edits). Dear Prospective Adoptive Parent, Today I came across yet another blog of a prospective adoptive couple using their blog to chronicle their "journey to adoption". Sadly, it read more like an online tantrum. We've sp ... Read on »
Open Letter to Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPs) by Sally Bacchetta Posted Tue 07 Feb 2012 1:44pm I posted this a few years ago, but what I've read online in the last week compels me to run it again (with minor edits). Dear Prospective Adoptive Parent, Today I came across yet another blog of a prospective adoptive couple using their blog to chronicle their "journey to adoption". Sadly, it read more like an online tantrum. We've spe ... Read on »
Stages of Grief for Adoptive Parents of Hurt Kids by maeflye Posted Mon 23 Apr 2012 1:47pm Grief. It hits hard and it hits often. We can be having a nice day and then something triggers it and suddenly we are lost in it again. It takes a few minutes, or sometimes even a few hours or days, to get back on track. Adoption, which the outside world sees as such a happy thing, has a lot of grief mixed in for all members of the Adoptive ... Read on »
Adoptive Parent Panel by Libby .. Posted Sat 02 May 2009 12:00am Yesterday, the whole family participated in an adoptive parent discussion panel for prospective adoptive parents. When our friend at Bethany extended the offer, we were excited to help out, because we gained so much from the stories of other adoptive parents; it truly helped us in making the decision to adopt (and eased our anxiety about adop ... Read on »