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3 Things Caregiving Grandparents Should Know

Well hello, Me-maw, Granda, Papa, Pops, grandma, grandpa, or whatever other adorable name they call you. Let’s get right to it. Here are 3 things you should know about your legal relationship with your grandchild.
1. Do grandparents have a right to the child?
Grandparents only have rights if the parents allow them to.
Though they are not […]

Considering Adoption in Arkansas? Step 1: Evaluate Expectations

If you’re considering adoption in Arkansas, the decision to adopt a child may be influenced by a variety of factors such as infertility, religion or an awareness of a child in need. Highly charged emotions are a part of the decision to adopt regardless of the reason it is being pursued. One of the first steps […]

How to Explain to A Child They are Adopted

Explaining to a child that they are adopted can be an exciting moment as well as one filled with anxiety and uncertainty.  There are several ways adoptive parents convey the news to the child, some better than others.  There is one excellent way to explain to a child that they are adopted, but first let’s […]

10 Steps to Adopting a Child

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Standing between you and your adoptive child’s official welcome into your family is a legal process that demands your time and attention.  This process can seem to be filled with questions and anxiety, but this is largely due to a lack of available information.  Our […]

An Ugly Side of the Adoption Industry

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A young woman finds out she is pregnant. She has not planned to start a family, rather, she knows that raising a child will throw many of her own plans out the window. She speaks to an agency or an attorney to get a basic understanding of what the adoption […]

Three Reasons We Love Adoption

    There is no more popular buzz word in our culture than love. The word inspires literature, causes wars, it’s the topic of almost every bad poem written in high school English classes, it keeps masses up at night, and it gives reason to many more to get out of bed in the morning. There […]