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Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Often times, the question adoptive parents most want to know the answer to but are afraid to ask is if they will bond with their child the same way biological parents would. The answer is a resounding YES! Bonding with your child is not a biological phenomenon. It just happens as you spend time and have experiences with your new baby whether you birthed them or not. It’s also not always immediate but rather happens over a period of time. Read more about this interesting topic in this article from

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


As a woman decides whether adoption is the right choice for her and her unborn baby, one of her primary concerns may be financial. How will she pay for the cost of pregnancy? How will she pay for the cost of delivering the baby? The answer is you will not pay for pregnancy related costs When a pregnant woman is matched with an adoptive family, all of her expenses are totally paid for throughout her pregnancy and delivery. Rest assured that A Baby Step can help you every step of the way, both emotionally and financially, as you decide what is right for you and your child. #adoption #ABSA #love #pregnancy

Friday, August 15, 2014

ORANGE ... Is the New Black

 If you love the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black, you probably adore the spiky haired Russian woman, Red. What you probably didn’t know is Kate Mulgrew, the actress who plays Red, is a birth mother, herself. While acting in the 1970’s soap opera, Ryan’s Hope, Kate became pregnant and chose adoption for her infant daughter. "That may be the one completely unselfish thing I've done in my life,” says Mulgrew. “It was God at work, with a little help from me.”

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

TUESDAY TIP: Hot thermostats

Hot thermostats mean plenty of water play to help keep babies cool. Children love to play in water, whether its in a pool, by the ocean, or even in a bathtub, but make sure to always stay within arm’s reach and never take your eyes off your little one. A child can drown in less than an inch of water so it is crucial to always be vigilant and keep your baby safe this summer!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Two and a Half Men

Spoiler Alert! If you watch the hit TV show, Two and a Half Men, don’t read ahead! The final season of Two and A Half Men, premiering October 30, 2014, will see Walden and Alan, played by Ashton Kutcher and John Cryer, get married and adopt a baby. Once considered taboo and unconventional, same sex couples adopting children has become more and more commonplace, and we applaud Hollywood for featuring storylines of this nature!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

TUESDAY TIP: Photography

Check out the remarkable photos from photographer Kate Parker as she documented the journey of her nephew, Sam, from his birth to his adoption five months later by her sister and brother in law. This is truly a picture perfect portrait of the power of love through adoption.