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Meet Profile Family: Anna & Margaret

Anna and Margaret have been together for 15 years. They have chosen adoption after experiencing infertility. Their desire to parent is strong and they would love nothing more than to grow their family through adoption. For more information about Anna and Margaret, please contact Better Living Adoption Services, Inc. by calling us at 908-654-0277 or […]

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Transracial Adoption w/ Video

Transracial adoption poses unique challenges both for children adopted by parents of a different race, and for the parents themselves. Experts and families discuss how to provide for children who enter into new and different racial environments. Video Link 

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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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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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