Adopting your step-child is a responsible and loving way to protect your child and your relationship. Formally legalizing your relationship is important to both show your child you are here to stay and to legally protect your rights.
In the State of New York, every adoptive parent is required to go through a home study process, whether for private or public/foster adoption. This article is designed to answer your questions and reduce your anxiety over the home study process.
The NY State Paid Family Leave Program provides New Yorkers job-protected, paid leave so that working families will no longer have to choose between caring for their loved ones and risking their economic security.
Your profile book is often the first impression you make upon potential birth parents. Your pictures and captions can tell your story better than 1000 words. Here is a list of ten suggestions to help you tell your story and make a beautiful, attention grabbing profile book.
Post Adoption Depression (PADS) is a term used to describe the stress, anxiety, and depression experienced by many parents following adoption. PADS is rarely expected, typically crippling, and frequently goes untreated.