Financial Planning for Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy comes with all sorts of unfamiliar territory. You’re feeling emotions you’ve never experienced, and facing some of the hardest decisions you’ll have to make in your lifetime. Plus, you have to make the practical decisions - how to support yourself during pregnancy, how to continue working if you need to, and how [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Birthmother Grief During the Holidays

For most people, fall time is a time to celebrate. It’s a time to be with family, to share in the joys and successes of the past year, and give thanks for all you’ve been given. But the holidays aren’t like this for everyone. For some of us, the holidays are a time of grief. [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Child’s Story of Open Adoption

Fifteen years ago a mother gave birth to two boys. Mom’s life was in shambles; she was on drugs, in an abusive situation, wasn’t able to hold a job, and had an unclean place to live. Her significant other was also an addict and wasn’t keeping a job for long. Their relationship was tumultuous and [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Family Member Wants to Adopt My Baby. Is It a Good Idea?

You’ve told everyone the news. You’re pregnant and have no idea what to do next. You’re doing your best to process the emotions, but there are all these unanswered questions… “Should I keep my baby and try to raise him or her?” “Will my friends and family actually support me long-term or are they just [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments