Adoption Stigma and the Shame Spiral

9 February 2024
By Shannon

As a birth mom, I often struggle with my feelings around placing my daughter. I don’t have regrets, but I do wrestle with shame that says “You couldn’t even raise a baby. Making the decision wasn’t the hard part. I knew I could not parent at that point in my…

Introduction to the Adoption Tax Credit

9 January 2024
By Vicki

The Adoption Tax Credit is a beneficial program provided by the government to assist families with the financial costs of adopting a child. This tax credit is designed to alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with the adoption process. In this article, we will provide a detailed explanation of…

Facing Fears: Should Your Boyfriend Know Your Adoption Plan?

8 December 2023
By Vicki

When faced with an unexpected pregnancy, expectant mothers often grapple with an emotional labyrinth of uncertainty and fear. At the center of this confusing time lies a deeply personal and challenging decision – whether, when, and how, to share adoption plans with the biological father. This decision, shrouded in emotional…

Resources for Mothers Considering Adoption

4 December 2023
By Vicki

An unplanned pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience, and expectant mothers often find themselves in search of resources and support. Private adoption agencies like Tapestry Adoption provide essential adoption resources and services to help individuals navigate this life-changing decision. In this article, we detail the comprehensive range of support services…

Private Adoption for Mothers: Counseling & Emotional Support

11 October 2023
By Lacey Poledna

Looking for a private adoption agency in Indiana can be emotionally challenging. It shouldn’t be difficult to find helpful, supportive resources to help you through an already emotional journey. That’s why counseling and emotional support is vital throughout the process. This article explores the vital role of counseling and emotional…

Private Adoption for Mothers: Counseling & Emotional Support

29 September 2023
By Lacey Poledna

Looking for a private adoption agency in Indiana can be emotionally challenging. It shouldn’t be difficult to find helpful, supportive resources to help you through an already emotional journey. That’s why counseling and emotional support is vital throughout the process. This article explores the vital role of counseling and emotional…

The Home Study Process

22 September 2023
By Vicki

An outline of the home study/adoption preparation process is as follows: The application is the first step. This process is usually completed within 4-8 weeks. Expedited home study services are available. Meetings take place at Tapestry’s office, the client’s home and some times virtual meetings are held in addition. We…

Placing an Older Child For Adoption

15 September 2023
By Vicki

Today, we’re going to dive into a topic that might be sensitive, but important to discuss – putting an older child up for adoption. Adoption can be a life-changing decision, and it’s vital to consider all the factors involved, especially when it comes to older children. Definition and Importance: First…

Keeping Pregnancy a Secret

6 September 2023
By Vicki

Discovering that you’re expecting a baby is an exciting and life-changing moment. However, not everyone is immediately ready to share this news with the world. Whether it’s for personal reasons or cultural traditions, there are various valid reasons why someone may choose to keep their pregnancy a secret. In this…