Adoptive Parent Myths

Cheerful couple sitting in front of new house

There are a lot of myths about birth parents—especially birth mothers—that are often talked about in the adoption community. However, I’ve noticed that there are myths about adoptive parents too, that aren’t always talked about. Let’s look at some of the more common ones. Adoptive parents are rich. While it might appear that we all … Continue Reading

Alabama Probate Judge Won’t Approve Adoption in Gay Marriage Case


AL.COM 02/24/2015 Less than two weeks after a federal judge ordered him to comply with her ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, Mobile County’s probate judge has indicated he will not process a couple’s adoption petition until after the Supreme Court decides another case. That has put Cari Searcy’s second-parent adoption in legal limbo and prompted her … Continue Reading