Mandi & Jeremys Adoption Blog

The Journey Begins.....


The Pre Home Study

Posted by Mandi on October 28, 2011 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

We have narrowed down our choices between a agency in TX or a Attorney in FL.  While we work on making this decision, it is time to get ready for the Home Study"

Any one that knows what a home study is, is prolly thinking there is no such thing as a "pre Home Study" But for me there is.  If you dont know what consist in a home study, well think of it as a total invasion of your privacy.  5 different background checks, Physicials, and a home inspection.  Sounds e...

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Idiot's Guide to Adoption - Time for some reading

Posted by Mandi on October 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

So I have decided we need to  do a little reading off the net.  On the net there are too many links to no where, and too many opinions.

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kaepselbuoD ycnegA noitpodA - Adoption Agency Doublespeak

Posted by Jeremy on October 22, 2011 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I am so sick of talking to agents.  They are like used car salesmen.  Only worse - because they pretend empathy and all i can picture is prom queens who couldn't find any other job - rolling their eyes.

And they won't give you a straight answer.  ANY answer is prefaced with "for most, for some, maybe" etc.

Supposedly they work for "me" - but i am paying the agency 14-18k, the lawyer another 6-10k - what am i getting if i can't get strai...

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Clearance Sale on Some Races

Posted by Mandi on October 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (1)

I am trying to decide how i feel about this situation i keep seeing it across different Agencies.

African American Children put up for adoption are DISCOUNTED!!!!!

I am for real, It is arround $4,000-$5,000 Less to adopt a AA Child, now this is a Full Blooded AA Child.
A child Mixed with AA, and another Race cost a little more. 
Then you ...

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Research Continues

Posted by Mandi on October 17, 2011 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

So yes, still looking, talking, investigating.  I thought i had found the perfect company a few days back when i got off the phone with them.  But no, after a Google search.  guess what.  They had been investigated, have horror stories of matching 3 families to 1 kid, and at the birth then letting the mother decide.  ect......  "And before you say it, yes i know all agencies will have a Bad review or two.  but this place had more than a few.   ...

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