Adoption

1.5 Million

There are 1.5 million adopted children in the United States, over
2% of all U.S. children.

Identity Crisis

by | October 12th, 2017

October is an exciting month filled with candy and costumes. People love the excitement of dressing up and pretending to be someone they are not. Though it is a fun and thrilling holiday, it might raise some concerns for children who already feel a little different. For an adopted child, they might have the desire
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The Waiting Game

by | October 11th, 2017

At Legacy, a question we often hear from prospective adoptive parents is, “about how long will this process take?” There is no quick answer to that question and often times, our respond is dependent on their adoption preferences. As future adoptive parents, there is a reason your hearts have been lead to adoption. Your reasons are
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What if I Change My Mind?

by | September 29th, 2017

  Generally, most people do not consider adoption when they find out they are pregnant, or they do consider it, but do not feel that they are strong enough to do it. Pregnancy and the thought of newborn can cause a lot of excitement for a mom and her family. However, this excitement can cause
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Talking to Your Child about Adoption? Here Are Some Do’s and Don’ts

by | April 26th, 2017

It’s no secret that adopting a child is one of the best gifts you could ever give them. It can also be a life changing time for you as an adoptive parent. However, talking about adoption isn’t always easy, and it’s important to realize that the way you talk to your child about adoption can
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4 Unique Benefits of Adopting an Older Child

by | April 21st, 2017

One of the many assumptions people make about adoption is that it’s always better to adopt younger children. However, that’s simply not true. When you open your heart to an older child, you have the chance to forge an extra special bond with someone who may have never dreamed they’d be chosen for adoption. While
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