Tagged with ANLC

Why Facilitators Don’t Exist in Robyn’s Adoption Land

In my last post, I wrote that facilitators would not exist in Robyn’s Adoption Land. First, let’s explain what a facilitator is, and why it is not an agency. American Adoptions (an agency) defines “adoption facilitator” as an “unlicensed organizations or individuals offering adoption services, which is illegal in 20 states.” Adoption.com, an information site, … Continue reading

Jackson’s Adoption Story, Briefly

(I’m converting our domain, rmcsquared.net, into our professional web site and moving all personal content to this blog. Eventually, I’ll have to figure out what to do with it and how to organize it. Until then, I’m just creating a series of posts with the .net content.) Robyn has always known that she wanted to … Continue reading

Our Awful Experience with Adoption Network Law Center

(I’m converting our domain, rmcsquared.net, into our professional web site and moving all personal content to this blog. Eventually, I’ll have to figure out what to do with it and how to organize it. Until then, I’m just creating a series of posts with the .net content.) We adopted through Adoption Network Law Center, located … Continue reading

What We Know Now That We Wished We Knew Then

(I’m converting our domain, rmcsquared.net, into our professional web site and moving all personal content to this blog. Eventually, I’ll have to figure out what to do with it and how to organize it. Until then, I’m just creating a series of posts with the .net content.) Adoption Network Law Center is an overpriced facilitator/agency, and their … Continue reading

Never Have Bridesmaids

(originally published on LiveJournal) Finally, I have decreed that I will update this web journal every Thursday. We’ll see how long that lasts. Adoption News: We have chosen an agency (Adoption Network Law Center) and a home study agency (The Family Network). We’re mostly done with the paperwork. I have started to choose pictures for … Continue reading

Step Two

(originally published on LiveJournal) Today, Max and I decided which agency will be taking our money so they can provide us with services that will result in us adopting a baby. To me, that’s huge. It means that I’m done with TWO YEARS of research on types of adoption, agencies, attorneys, birthparents, and related material. … Continue reading