Secrets to Successful Parenting

I may not be an actual parent myself, though I do feel like one with my Border Collie, who I’ve had since she was just four months old. In her younger years, there were many sleepless nights, frustrating moments of disobedience and potty training was nothing short of...

The Baby Checklist

It is such an exciting journey to bring home a new family member. For a new child, there is an immense amount of love and pride that you, as a parent, will feel. A lot of groundwork is needed before the child can come home and, with a new baby, this preparation could...

Discipline is Not Punishment

Parenting has never been easy. This is true across all cultures, family structures, and age ranges. In order for any family to function smoothly, discipline is required. It serves as a purpose to divide responsibility amongst members and also as bonding time between...

Adoption Tips for Lesbian Couples

Mothers have the gift of creating and giving birth to new life. Their patience, wisdom and nurturing hearts are unfathomably strong. Also, their sense of protection is enormous when it comes to their children. When a woman has the calling and desire to be a mother,...

Stigmas against LGBTQ Adoptions

Having a family is the dream of many couples and it should be within their rights. However, that is easier said than done. Even in a progressive world like the one we are living in today, having a family is still hard for some LGBTQ parents. They may feel outcast by...

Welcome to the Team: Lisa Truong

This month, we are excited and honored to welcome a new member to the Adoption Choices of New York team: Lisa Truong! She will be working as an Editorial Intern with us for the next six months. Lisa Truong is currently an undergraduate student at the University of...

The Bare Essentials of Gay Adoption

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a daddy.” – Anonymous One of my earliest memories is with my dad, snuggled against his chest and rocking back and forth in his brown corduroy recliner. I remember the squeaks it made on the back...

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