Adoption and Birth Fathers

The adoption community needs to spend more time talking about birth dads and celebrating the role they play in the life of the adoptee. Typically when people think of the adoption triad, they think of the adoptive parents, adoptee, and birth mother. But for every...

Adoption Openness

Open adoption refers to a post-placement agreement in which a birth mother continues to have a relationship with her birth child throughout his or her upbringing. There are different levels of openness in adoption that include open adoption, semi-open adoption, and...

Advocating for Adoption

We at Adoption Choices of Kansas believe that adoptive families, waiting families, and birth parents can be very powerful adoption advocates. Raising awareness of the realities, the beauty, the love, the truths and even the troubles surrounding adoption can be helpful...

Adoption Friendly Workplace

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption believes that no matter how families are formed, new parents need time to bond with their children. Through the Foundation’s Adoption-Friendly Workplace program, organizations can find resources to implement adoption-friendly...

Working With an Adoption Agency

As shared by Karla King on adoption.com, here is her experience in working with an adoption agency: “We began the adoption process quite by accident. I had been on board for adoption for quite a few years, my husband, not as much. (He is always a bit slower to...