Adoption

People reports that actress Kristin Davis adopted a baby girl a few months ago. She decided to name her Gemma Rose Davis. What a little Gem she is; she is so adorable. This little darling came into her life through domestic adoption. Davis joins other single Hollywood moms that have decided to adopt domestically and internationally. Although originally planned as a couple’s adoption, Sandra Bullock adopted a baby boy early… Continue reading

Adopting a baby or older child brings da lot of joy into a family, but that joy will not cover the financial cost of adoption.  The government has tax credits for families that adopt children.  The current adoption tax credit can be applied to any federal taxes a family owes and the remaining amount is then given as a refund.    In the coming years there… Continue reading

Several people will soon be charged with scamming couples out of thousands of dollars.   At least 6 victims of the scam have been identified.   The Associated Press reported that charges will soon be filed by the Oklahoma Attorney General against several people that faked pregnancies with the intention to just defraud families.

One positive is that there is not an actual child involved in this situation.… Continue reading

Most international families that look to adopt a child from an orphanage in China expect that everything is legal and that the child that they are actually adopting is an orphan.  However, several investigations show that some of these children have been forcibly taken from their parents and then sold to orphanages.  These orphanages then arranged for international adoptions of the children with families from around the globe,… Continue reading

Actress Mariska Hargitay at 2008 Emmy Awards. Author:http://www.flickr.com/photos/greginhollywood

Mariska Hargitay and her husband Peter Hermann recently adopted a baby girl.  Their new baby girl ,Amaya Josephine, joins older brother August Miklos Friedrich Hermann.  Hargitay gave birth to 5 year-old August on June 28, 2006 via emergency cesarean section.     

Hargitay stars on the NBC drama Law and Order: Special victims unit.  She is… Continue reading

Big and Rich Singer, Big Kenny(Kenny Alphin)  and his wife Christiev welcomed a baby boy into their family this past July.  Dakota Jefferson Holiday Alphin joined the family via adoption.  The couple has a 4 year-old biological son, and decided to adopt after having difficulty conceiving.  Congratulations to the couple and their boys.