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So far Graceful Adoptions has created 25 blog entries.

All Children Created Equal

January 19th, 2015|Graceful Adoptions|

Today Graceful Adoption challenges every licensed adoption agency to charge for the services they offer and not the characteristics of the child. As we celebrate [...]

Kelley & Chris’s Story

September 11th, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Birth Parents, Graceful Adoptions|

It was an amazing experience. As fast as everything happened we couldn’t believe it. Still can’t. […]

Jeff & Julie’s Story

September 2nd, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Graceful Adoptions|

The adoption process has produced so many blessings that we can’t think of our life any other way than being adoptive parents. We adopted in July 2012 and the experience was more than words can describe. Now we are working with Graceful Adoptions to adopt our second child. […]

Daniel & Alicia’s Story

August 25th, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Graceful Adoptions|

When we stopped infertility treatments we felt liberated in our choice to adopt. Although we traveled a rough road with infertility, adoption was never our second option. Having an adopted brother and knowing many friends who’ve adopted children, adoption has always been something that we’ve talked about pursuing. […]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 8

August 14th, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Birth Parents, Child and Toddler Adoptions, Graceful Adoptions|

We were filled with so many emotions as we travelled on that cold January day to a hospital several states away from our own. The whole drive I was texting with Macy regarding how she was feeling and letting her know that we were getting closer. As anxious as I was to be there for the birth of the baby, I was just as anxious to get there to be by Macy’s side as she went through the process of labor. We couldn’t believe this day was finally here. […]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 7

July 1st, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Child and Toddler Adoptions, Graceful Adoptions|

That first night Macy, Josh and I went to eat at a local restaurant where we immediately started talking about all of our common interests. After the initial breaking of the ice, it seemed like we all had known each other for much longer than just the hour that had went by. […]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 6

June 10th, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Child and Toddler Adoptions, Graceful Adoptions|

It was an afternoon in late October. I was cleaning out closets when I heard the phone ring and message playing. It was Karen with Graceful Adoptions. She said they were working with a mother who was considering us to parent her child; she wanted to interview us on the phone. I was in such a state of shock. I sat on the floor in front of the closet in total disbelief. I didn’t call Graceful Adoptions, I could hardly speak. Instead, I called Josh as he drove home from work. […]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 5

June 2nd, 2014|Birth Parents, Child and Toddler Adoptions, Graceful Adoptions|

Due to the sensitive nature of this birth mother’s back story, her name has been changed to protect her and other’s identity.   It was [...]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 4

April 29th, 2014|Birth Parents, Graceful Adoptions|

Due to the sensitive nature of this birth mother’s back story, her name has been changed to protect her and other’s identity.   I hadn’t [...]

Mom to Mom: The adoption journey of one birth mother and one adoptive family: Chapter 3

April 16th, 2014|Adoptive Parents, Graceful Adoptions|

There are some people who think women who place a child for adoption don’t love their child. But we know that isn’t true. We know [...]