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Birth Father Gifts for after Placement

Placement is an exciting time for you as an adoptive parent. Being able to hold your baby for the first time is a very special moment. As the adoptive parent, your gratitude for the gift that they are giving you is overwhelming. There are no words or gifts that could ever showcase your love and admiration for their strength. However, placement is extremely difficult for birth parents. It is emotional and a time where they must deal with a lot of anxiety and concern. While you are celebrating and welcoming a new member to your family, they are grieving the…

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Welcome to the Team: Tia Kitchens

This month, we are excited and honored to welcome a new member to the Adoption Choices of Nevada team: Tia Kitchens! She will be working as an Editorial Intern with us for the next six months. Tia is an avid animal lover and college graduate from Capella University with a B.S. in Psychology. Animals have made a huge impact on her life. Through her studies, she learned the power behind the bond animals and humans have, and is excited to use her knowledge with her passion for others. She is excited to join Adoption Choices as an Editorial Intern to…

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Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Adoption

Think back to all the memorable decisions you’ve made in your life. Like the day you bought your first car, rented your first apartment or bought your first home. Now think back to just before these things happened. What questions did you ask yourself? Was there a lot of planning and research involved prior to that final decision? Choosing to adopt a child is a monumental decision. Starting a family requires conversation and preparation, but is there a way to really know that you’re ready to be a parent? Here are some of the important questions to ask yourself before…

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Ways to Celebrate National Adoption Month

In previous articles, we’ve mentioned that adopted children want to feel normal. The truth is, there’s something magical about adoption that makes things better than normal. Personally speaking, one of the more unique aspects of adoption are the stories about parents who go to great lengths because of their desire to have a family. With the holiday season just around the corner, November is the perfect time to incorporate ways to celebrate National Adoption Month that express thankfulness. Why You Should Celebrate National Adoption Month National Adoption Day is a fantastic way of celebrating the day you brought your child…

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Lessons that Adoption Teaches You

Life teaches us about so many things. During adolescence, we learn skills and traits that prepare us for adulthood. After we reach adulthood and become parents ourselves, we begin to understand what lessons are invaluable. Whether you’re a natural parent or adoptive one, chances are you’ve learned things that you look forward to teaching your children. The lessons that adoption teaches you go beyond basic parenting skills. They teach you about yourself and a greater type of love than you even imagined. Commonalities during the Adoption Process Are you the type of person who loves planning your day out? Or…