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Guide To Choosing An Adoptive Family For Your Child A mother’s intuition is real—you know what’s best for your child.

Making an adoption plan can be incredibly overwhelming. Choosing to place your baby takes a huge amount of thought and effort, and that’s only the first part. The second step, choosing an adoptive family for your child, is just as difficult. There are so many choices, it’s hard to know where to begin. Choosing an […]

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Meet Better Living Adoption Family: Becky and Dave

Becky and Dave are a happily m­arried cou­ple and th­e best of ­friends. They have built their marriage­ on love, ­trust, and­ loyalty. ­They knew fr­om the beg­inning tha­t they wante­d to be pa­rents and ­share their ­love with a little o­ne. Adopti­on they feel and believe is their ­calling. See their AdoptShare Profile Here To […]

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Meet Profile Family: Michael & Christine

Michael and Christine have been married for just over 10 years and together they are raising their son. They desire nothing more than to grow their family through adoption. To learn more about Michael and Christine, please contact us at Better Living Adoption Services, Inc. by emailing us at betterlivingadoptionservices@comcast.net or Calling us at 908-654-0277 […]

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Adoption Tax Credit for Adopting Parents

Tax benefits for adoption include both a tax credit for qualified adoption expenses paid to adopt an eligible child and an exclusion from income for employer-provided adoption assistance. The credit is nonrefundable, which means it is limited to your tax liability for the year. However, any credit in excess of your tax liability may be […]

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Financial Assistance is available for Birth Parents:

Financial Support Services When it is not possible for people to go to work – due to a disability or other reason – DHS will help to provide services to New Jersey residents who need public assistance with the basic necessities of life, such as food and shelter. The Division of Family Development is the […]

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An Open Letter to Hopeful Adoptive Parents

  Dear Hopeful Adoptive Parents, You may feel invisible right now. Your home and your heart are incomplete. You long for what you see other people having, and you wonder if it will ever happen for you. You are not invisible. I see you. I see every single one of you because I was you. […]

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