Adoption Stuff Store Making Cards on Etsy image

How it started...

Back in 2016, I went looking for a "Happy Gotcha Day" card for my son. I couldn't find anything in that category and so I created my own. That gave me the idea to start my Etsy shop, offering handmade special cards for all stages of the adoption journey.

Adoption Stuff Store Why Am I Doing This image of mother and son

Why I do this:

This shop is more than just a place of commerce; it's a testament to the power of love, the transformative magic that happens when a family is united through adoption, in my case, adopting my son in 2007. With every purchase you make, you're not only supporting a small business; you're extending a hand to a mother who knows the incredible depth of love that adoption and foster care brings.

Adoption Stuff Store United States Facts image of mother and son

A few United States Facts:

  • Approx. 135,000 children are adopted each year.
  • The population of adopted Americans is touching 7 million.
  • In 2020, 213,964 children under 18 entered foster care, a rate of 3 per 1,000.
  • On average, children spend 2-5 years in foster care before being adopted.