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Parents: Watch those social media posts

Media psychologists warn of the risks  of parents disclosing too much information  about their children on social media While most posts are probably harmless, psychologists point out, others have the potential for harm. Posting personal details could put a child at risk of identity theft or make it possible such information could wind up in […]

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The Basics of Gay Adoption

Gay and lesbian couples have been expanding their families through adoption for a long time, and as legislation has changed over the years, more options have become available. While every gay couple’s adoption process is unique, there are some standard procedures and steps every adoptive parent must go through, and facts and resources that can […]

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Meet Better Living Adoption Family: John and Trisha

John and Trisha have known each other since high school. They have been married since 2013 and are happily raising their daughter ; except they feel a missing piece to their family. They dream of nothing more than to expand their family through adoption. John and Trisha each come from large families and family is […]

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Obtaining Background Information on Your Prospective Adopted Child

  This factsheet for families summarizes the importance of obtaining as much thorough and accurate medical, genetic, and social history information about prospective adopted children. This factsheet also addresses the questions prospective adoptive parents should ask their adoption agency, reasons some information may not be available, and where to find more information. Table of Contents […]

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Meet Better Living Adoption Family: Melissa and James

Melissa and James were married in 2005. The couple had hopes and dreams of raising a family together. For the past 10+ years they have been actively pursuing this dream but have suffered from infertility. They have not given up on this dream and together they have turned to adoption to grow their family. Melissa […]

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Meet Better Living Adoption Family: James and Marc

 James and Marc are a happily married couple who very much wish to become parents and grow their family through adoption. They first met in 2006 and married in 2014. Both James and Marc are educators. To learn more about James and Marc please contact us at betterlivingadoptionservices@comcast.net or call us at 908-654-0277.  

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