A Child Chosen

Explaining The Adoption Process

Information about Adoption and Being a Parent of an Adopted Child

Families come in different sizes, shapes and configurations. Being part of a family through adoption is however considered an exceptional experience. When starting any form of adoption, families may undergo the following. • Intense scrutiny made by private and public agencies • They should not know or have much time to physically and emotionally prepare …



Transracial Adoptees Speak Up and Some Parents have Some Recommendations

From popular TV shows and Hollywood films to reading about Angelina Jolie’s adoption of ethnically different children, foreign adoption is usually blurred between the lines of doing an act of kindness and stealing a child away from their country of origin and culture. In a New York Times article titled “Adoption Across Racial and Ethnic …




New Adoption Fee Can Make It Hard To Adopt

It is getting harder for families to adopt. The United States Department of State just added a $500 fee to intercountry adoption. The Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and the Council on Accreditation decided to add the fee. They stated that the fee will have a positive long-term effect on children and families. However, Bethany Christian Services …


An Ethical Adoption Question

People often have many questions about adoption. Many people wonder about the legal ramifications of the adoption process. For example, how exactly does one go about legally adopting a child from a developing country? After legal concerns, many people have financial questions. People want to know who much it costs to travel, complete the necessary …


International Adoption Fees Welcome News to Some U.S. Citizens

Stories often fill the news about celebrities, religious leaders and others adopting children overseas. Recent changes in international adoption will make these adoptions more difficult. On February 16, Associated Press writer David Crary reported that the United States government had made changes to international adoption procedures, regulation and fees designed to prevent scams that have …


Woman Fights Adoption Battle In Russia

A Russian mother is fighting a battle in court after her adopted kids were stripped away from her by local authorities. The adopting mother, Yulia Savinovskikh said she had breast surgery because her large breasts were affecting her health and well-being. Right before having the breast surgery, Yulia said she wrote a blog where she …


The Biracial Word Of Adoption

The Adoption Of The First Child Recently, splinternews.com Splinternews.com did an article about a young couple that decided to make the decision to adopt children. Meg St-Esprit is a freelance writer who lives in Pittsburgh. She and her husband decided that they wanted to find their own religion. They went on a search for God, …

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