When People Ask Me If I Want To Find My Real Parents

Do you know your real parents? Do you want to meet them? Adoptees hear these questions – and variations of

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Adopting A Child With Special Needs?

What is it like to parent a child with special needs? Many children available for adoption today have special needs.

What Causes Post-Adoption Depression?

You’ve persisted through years of paperwork, intrusive questions from social workers, visits to court, disappointments, and more . . .

Orphan Meets New Mom And Makes Everyone Cry

Audrey Shook ran to her little daughter in the crowded airport, first kneeling and saying hello, then scooping the six-year-old

Adoption By The Numbers Study | 75% Decrease In International Adoptions

The National Council For Adoption recently released a comprehensive analysis of adoption trends over the past thirty years. One major

Guests In The Hospital: My Story Of Becoming An Adoptive Parent

Emma Jacobson and her husband were honored to be invited into the hospital delivery room. They loved Rachel – the

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Integrating a Challenging Child Into Your Family?

Most children adopted internationally or from foster care have experienced some sort of trauma. Depending on the trauma they experienced

Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 Adoption Tax Credit

Learn everything you need to know about maximizing your adoption tax credit this year by listening to detailed interviews with

Adoption At The Movies: Review of The Lego Batman Movie

I’d never really thought about it before, but Batman was kind of adopted . . . at least, he was

Taking The Leap Of Faith Into Adoption

The moment he met Sarah, Ryan Pettit knew he was looking at the woman he was meant to marry. “We

Oh, There You Are. I’ve Been Looking For You.

“And then my soul saw you and it kind of went, ‘Oh, there you are. I’ve been looking for you.’”

Learn About the 4 “Aha Moments” That Changed This Mom’s Foster Adoption Journey

Caroline Bailey and her husband built their family through foster adoption. And along the way, as happens with every adoption

Saroo and Sue Brierley Talk about ‘Lion,’ The Film That Portrays Their Adoption Story

Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman are starring in the new film Lion, a true story about adoption and adoption reunion.

Fireman Adopts Baby Girl He Delivered

In November 2011, Marc Hadden and his team responded to a call regarding a mother in labor. It quickly became

Why Do Adoption Reunions Go Wrong?

We’ve all seen the Oprah adoption reunions, replete with joyful tears and warm embraces. And sometimes that’s how reunions go.

Country Singer Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren Are Adopting – And Pregnant!

Singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, had always planned on adopting . . . and when they encountered some

19 Things Nobody Tells You About Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Mom Dane Bauer Hassid uses Buzzfeed’s signature GIF list format to share some insider’s perspectives on foster care. She

Looking For His Forever Family: Meet Christopher

Four-year-old Christopher got to paint a mask for himself on a special outing with a reporter from Koin 5. He

“Adoption: By The Numbers” – NCFA Releases Comprehensive Adoption Statistics

If you’ve tried to gather numbers about domestic infant adoptions in the United States, you’ve probably run into a bit

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Jasmine

Jasmine, age 9, is an animal lover. For her Waiting Child feature, she was able to visit with a reporter

Looking For A Forever Family: Meet Jayden

Jayden is a lovable 13-year-old boy who is ready to be adopted into his forever family. He spent a fun afternoon

Nicole Kidman Talks About ‘Lion’, Her Connection With Her Character

Nicole Kidman’s new film ‘Lion’ is an adoption story. Kidman plays the role of Sue Bierley, the adoptive mother of

Change The World

There are over 100,000 children in the United States foster care system who are legally free for adoption and waiting

8 Things Every Mom Could Learn From An Adoptive Mom

Adoptive Mom Emily Westbrooks says she knows there’s a lot she has to learn about motherhood. But, she adds, there

On Their Way To Meet Their New Baby, These Parents Got Some Shocking News

Allison and Josh thought that their family was complete with five children.  But, says Allison, “The Lord had a different plan

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