Adoption Talk Blog | A Baby Step Adoption

7 Tips for Talking with Tweens & Teens About Adoption

Our latest blog post comes from our friends at Creating a Family. It explores the sometimes tricky topic of talking to your tweens and teens about adoption and offers some advice on how to navigate the situation. 7 Tips for Talking with Tweens & Teens About Adoption I love the teen years. I’ve raised four teens and worked in youth ministry for 17 years. I find this age group to be intriguing [...] Read more

The Adoption Maven Talks Back to School

Our latest blog comes from our friend, The Adoption Maven. For many adoptive parents, questions arise once the kids head back to school about their background. Kathy Ann Brodsky, LCSW, a New York and New Jersey licensed social worker, adoptive mom and advocate for ethical adoption practice, shares her advice for how to navigate the school years with your adopted child. BACK TO SCHOOL, DAYCARE and [...] Read more

The Sadness of Not Being Chosen by Expectant Mom for Adoption

Our latest blog post comes from our friends at Creating a Family and addresses the sometimes agonizing process of waiting to be chosen by a birthmother. When a woman is facing an unplanned pregnancy and decides on adoption, she ultimately chooses the family she wants to raise her baby. At A Baby Step Adoption, we tout quick match times, and often times, our clients are matched within 6 months of [...] Read more

Save the Adoption Tax Credit!!

Save the Adoption Tax Credit Due to the importance of the issue and how strongly ABSA feels about saving the Adoption Tax Credit, we are sharing this information sent from the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Let Your Members of Congress Know How Much the Adoption Tax Credit Matters to You! As many of you know, the adoption tax credit (ATC) is vulnerable and may be eliminated as part [...] Read more

4 Reasons To Choose Adoption For An Unwanted Pregnancy

You are facing an unplanned pregnancy and wondering how in the world you are going to have a baby, let alone raise a child into adulthood. Whatever your reason, adoption can be a miraculous choice for you and your unborn child. Here are 4 reasons to choose adoption for an unwanted pregnancy: You are giving the gift of a child to a family who, in many cases, is desperate for a baby. Giving up a [...] Read more