Adopting is Hard. Having Biological Children is Hard, Too.
Thoughts on Adoption as a Sacred Exchange
3 Ways Being A Stepparent Helped Prepare Me For Adoption
3 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency
“Little One, I Love You So Much”: A Birth Mother’s Letter to the Child She Placed
7 Tips for Creating a Delightfully Fun Adoption Announcement
8 Adoption Tattoos That Will Make You Smile
What is it Like to Adopt Siblings?
Trauma and Brain Development: What Adoptive Parents Should Know
Protecting Intercountry Adoption Affordability
“We Couldn’t Imagine Our Lives Without Her” // Jennifer and Rob’s Open Adoption Story
5 Adoption Blogs You Should Follow
Hope for Parents Struggling with Children Who Have Attachment Disorders
7 Things your Adoption Social Worker Won’t Tell You (But Wishes You Knew)
Meeting Our Children’s Birth Mothers: From Scary Strangers to Extended Family
My Journey Through Post-Adoption Depression
What Is Post-Adoption Depression?
These Adoption Miracle Stories Will Give You Chills
8 Things People Don’t Really Get About Adoption
5 Tips to Keep You From Freaking Out Over Your Home Study
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My darling birth daughter, Oh little one, I love you so. The day you were born was the happiest day of my life. I was happy to deliver you. All I c
These days, there is no shortage of birth announcements all over the internet and social media. If you search on YouTube or Pinterest, you will be
Get inspired by these adoption-themed tattoos! Other tattoo ideas: incorporating the Hawaiian word for family (Ohana) or an outline of the state or
Fagan Family, Adoption Day at the Baltimore City Court House, 2011 (L to R: Trevor, Darel, John Lloyd, Angelica, Lauren, Judge Vicki Ballou-Watts)
If you are an adoptive parent, it is very likely that your child experienced some form of early trauma. Traumatic events can include abuse and negl
In order to operate legally, adoption agencies must be accredited, meaning they meet national standards for ethics, safety, and transparency. The U
When Jennifer and Robert got married, they knew right away that they wanted to start a family. However, they quickly learned that conceiving a chil
There is no shortage of adoption blogs on the internet. A quick search will turn up the most popular ones or a specific subset of blogs (about fost
Our first adopted kid was a handful! He had night terrors, banged his head, smeared feces, was defiant, had a speech delay, and had major meltdow
I love my job! As an adoption social worker for nearly 10 years, I can tell you, my job is more than just paperwork and home visits; it’s about e
One thought rattled through my brain as my wife and I began the adoption process that would eventually bring home our first child: I want nothing t
I’m someone who wears her heart right out there on her sleeve. And, as a happily married mom of a now-8-year old son from South Korea, I openly d
Adoption advocate June Bond first coined the term “post-adoption depression” in a 1995 article in Roots and Wings (a now out-of-print adoption
Choosing to adopt can be a path fraught with obstacles. There are mounds of paperwork to climb, financial burdens to overcome, and mazes of red tap
Although it’s a great thing that adoption is such a popular idea today, here are a few things that ought to be clarified in conversations about a
It’s easy to understand why the thought of completing a home study strikes fear in the hearts of hopeful parents considering adoption. The idea o