Monthly Archive for June, 2010

Recommended reading for any woman considering adoption for her baby

I was recently asked by a young woman seeking options counseling at our agency if I could recommend a book that might guide her through the decision making process …….informed decision making should be the goal of good counseling ..I can’t think of a better book to recommend than The Third Choice: A Woman’s Guide to Placing a Child for Adoption.. click on to the link below to learn more about this valuable resource..

http://www.thirdchoicebooks.com

Why did you keep her and not me??

Over the years of working with a number of courageous women who chose adoption, a common question surfaced for those women who had other children they were parenting..How would I ever be able to explain to my children why I placed one child and not another?? click on the link below from Pact, An Adoption Alliance to read one woman’s struggle and eventual answer to this common question…

http://www.pactadopt.org/press/articles/choosing.html

Pros and Cons of Single Parenting…Is single parenting right for you?

Kinship Center’s social workers are committed to helping women explore all options regarding their pregnancy during counseling sessions so that they are able to make an informed decision….click on the link to read an article that explores single parenting…. http://www.optionsmagazine.com/magazine/article_view/article/17_3041

One family’s experience with open adoption:redefining the meaning of family!!

Click on this link to hear an adoptive families story of the meaning of an open adoption

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4237866