Three families share their adoption stories, illuminating the variety of choices — and costs — involved in the process. By David Dodge. Published Feb. 11, 2020. The New York Times This piece is part of “The Price of Modern Parenting.” Read about the sandwich generation, caring for aging relatives and out-of-pocket expenses for preterm births. Each adoption process shares the same ultimate purpose: … Continue reading What I Spent to Adopt My Child
Brooklyn Family Found Adopting Teen Costly, Challenging and, Ultimately, Joyous
With help from a New York City nonprofit, Joanne and Chris Wright are settling into life with their son By Anne Kadet Photographs by Anna Watts for The Wall Street Journal Feb. 4, 2020 10:00 am When Joanne Wright decided to adopt a teenage boy with her husband, Chris, she had zero qualms. “Chris had been … Continue reading Brooklyn Family Found Adopting Teen Costly, Challenging and, Ultimately, Joyous
They Were Trying To Adopt Kids From China. Then Came The Coronavirus.
"We have coats and clothes ready to go. We just need a little boy to fill them.” Tasneem Nashrulla. Buzzfeed. Posted on February 6, 2020, at 4:49 p.m. Ruby Faith Cleveland’s new room in Georgia is ready for her. On one side of the wall is a board with her name in pink letters. Another … Continue reading They Were Trying To Adopt Kids From China. Then Came The Coronavirus.
AP Investigation: Deported Parents May Lose Kids to Adoption
By GARANCE BURKE and MARTHA MENDOZA October 9, 2018 The Associated Press As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: “They want to steal my daughter!” It had been 10 weeks since Ramos had last held … Continue reading AP Investigation: Deported Parents May Lose Kids to Adoption