To Bring or Not to Bring Your Children When You Travel?

To Bring or Not to Bring Your Children When You Travel?

Most agencies I have talked with discourage families from bringing older children on the adoption trip, but I don’t think it’s so cut and dry. Whether to take an older child with you depends on the age and personality of the older child, the age of the new child, your...
Tips For Staying Happily Married When Adopting/Fostering

Tips For Staying Happily Married When Adopting/Fostering

Parenthood is stressful. We love the little darlings, but they can put a major strain on the marriage. This is especially true if our child has special challenges from being exposed to alcohol or drugs during pregnancy or was adopted at an older age and carries the...
Adoption: My Heart

Adoption: My Heart

In October of 2016, I had the amazing opportunity to combine my passions into one unforgettable experience. I received a phone call, months earlier, inviting me to travel with New Beginnings to China. The purpose of the trip would be to meet and love on precious...
Turmoil in Nepal Affects Orphans, Missions

Turmoil in Nepal Affects Orphans, Missions

Almost a year and a half ago, we called on you, our supporters and followers, to help us provide support and relief for the children living the in New Beginnings Children’s Home. With adoptions from Nepal closed, these children rely on us to care for them. You have...
Adoption Tax Credit 2016

Adoption Tax Credit 2016

The IRS recently announced that the maximum adoption tax credit for 2016 will be $13,460.00. The adoption tax credit, established in 1997, has helped multiple thousands of families afford to adopt. Remember that a tax credit is different from a tax deduction–it’s...