What Is Adoption from Haiti Like?
When Your Birth Story Doesn’t Sound Like Everyone Else’s
Indian Child Welfare Act Declared Unconstitutional
3 Things to Know about Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome
The Family I Never Knew Existed
Adoptive Parents Don’t “Save Kids”
7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Hague Convention
Red Flags in an International Adoption Agency
But What About Your Biological Children?
Adoption and Loss
Experiencing Post-Adoption Depression in a Second Adoption
Dealing with Invasive Questions about Your Family
Adoption Fees in Family/Kinship/Grandchild Adoptions
The Fourth Player of the Adoption Triad
Superman Was Adopted
Why Grandparents Are Important in Adoption
How to Prepare for the Home Study
The Pros and Cons of Technology During the Adoption Process
Is Regular Adoption More Difficult Than Foster Adoption?
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Gina and Andrew|3 years ago
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Jamie Lee|3 years ago
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Kelly Nichelson|3 years ago
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Brandon and Amber|1 year ago
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Stacie|2 years ago
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Theresa S|3 months ago
Miah is a beautiful, 15-year-old soul in need of a forever family. She is the kind of person who has never met a stranger. Miah is caring and givin
More than 20 years ago, we fostered and then adopted Rachelyn. She was a happy-go-lucky little girl who had Down syndrome. Rachelyn also had autism
A few weeks ago, I was sitting at a diner waiting for my french toast with bacon and over easy eggs. I overheard the woman at the table behind me t
For anyone in the international adoption community, the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect to Intercountry Adop
What is most important in foster care? Yes, it is the care of the children, but what if they have siblings? How important is it to keep them togeth
As someone who has done an international adoption and had a mixed experience with the adoption agency, I can share with you some tips when choosing
One of the most common questions adoptive parents get is “What about your biological children?” It is not uncommon to have biological children
My friend is brave, but she doesn’t know this about herself. She would tell you she is an anxious person. I would tell you she has never let that
When we began our second adoption, it felt like an episode of déjà vu. We filled out the same paperwork, collected the same letters and referenc
It can feel a little silly, unnatural, uncomfortable: paying money to adopt a child that is already “yours.” Sometimes, it’s hard to understa
Who are the players in an adoption or a foster care situation? The term “triad” is typically utilized to describe the main actors—the child,
Ask any foster parent or even someone who is thinking about doing it, and they’ll tell you that one of the most common things you hear from othe
Superman was adopted. Spiderman and Iron man were adopted. Margo, Agnes, and Edith from Despicable Me were also adopted. Outside of these fictional
It is not uncommon to hear people talk about their “community,” their “support system,” their group of family, friends, or neighbors that b
Six years ago when we started our adoption journey, we had no idea what to expect. Fortunately, our case manager guided us step-by-step through wha
We live in a time when most Americans are, to one degree or another, computer literate. We use computers at our jobs, our smartphones help manage o