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By Tia Kitchens

Transracial Hair Care for New Parents

With everything to consider when adopting, hair care might not be at the top of your list. You have a new baby, and you are so excited! You and your baby have clear differences and one of those happens to be different hair. What do you do when it comes to bath time or styling your child’s hair? You can find the different hair types here to see which one you have versus which your baby has. Don’t worry! Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to help you with this task. No matter if you are Caucasian parents adopting an…

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Penalty Free Withdrawal for Adoption with the new SECURE Act

After months of uncertainty, Congress passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, clearing the way for one of the most significant pieces of retirement plan and education account legislation in more than a decade. On December 20, President Trump signed the SECURE Act into law. The SECURE Act makes numerous changes to both Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) that will expand retirement plan coverage for workers and increase savings opportunities. A welcome addition to the bill and beneficial for adoptive families, a new exception to the 10% early distribution penalty:…

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Adopting Transracially 101

When it comes to transracial adoption, the Internet holds a wealth of information. The trick is knowing what sources are the most reputable and what details are worth paying attention to. Here are Adoption Choices of Nevada, we want to help put everything you need to know in one place, so you can return whenever needed! There is another article about all the resources for transracial adoptions that has a list of all kinds of books, websites, and support groups. After reading this and making sure you want to adopt transracially, it is a great place to stop. So, what…

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Laying Out the Pros and Cons of Transracial Adoption

You may be wondering what you’ll face when going into transracial adoption. Here at Adoption Choices of Nevada, we want to help you out with those questions. There is often a lot to think about when adopting a child, and race is one of them. Did you know that transracial adoptions didn’t exist until the late 20th century? While this type of adoption is still relatively new, it’s becoming more common! So, you’re not the only one wondering what comes with transracial adoption. Think of it this way: you’re about to embark on an incredible journey, and it’s going to…

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The Top 6 Myths about Transracial Adoption

How can you love a child of a different race? Won’t that child grow up feeling estranged? How are people going to see you as a parent? Prospective adoptive parents hoping to adopt transracially are faced with many questions and concerns. They are confused and led astray by the plethora of myths about transracial adoptions. But don’t worry. Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to help. We want to make sure the difference between what’s true and not as you are moving forward in your adoption journey. Here are the top six myths about transracial adoption. Myth: Parents are not…