What adoption costs

What adoption costs

Looking at the fees and expenses associated with adoption can be overwhelming. How can anyone afford to adopt? The dollar sign is big, but make no mistake, that is not what adoption costs. Adoption costs more than what money can buy, because adoption is an all or...
Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Tina Salvador for a summer series highlighting writers who focus on disability. In this post Tina shares about adopting a child with Down syndrome.  Our story is not the story of a family pregnant with a child and receiving...
When Mama Needs Help

When Mama Needs Help

This is a hard post to write because it’s a big issue, it’s something I am constantly working on, an ongoing journey that changes along with the needs of my family. This is not a post about parenting kids with disabilities, or about parenting adopted kids who live...