Quiz: Do You Know How To Help A Friend Who Is Adopting?

Do you have a friend who is adopting? Are you at a loss about how to best provide support and

Why I Adopted Multiple Children Of The Same Race

When Shelley Skuster and her husband adopted a child from a different race, they knew that they wanted to adopt

Quora: Do You Ever Regret Adopting Your Child?

This question, posed on the question/answer forum Quora, elicited some honest responses from adoptive parents. Many parents reflected on doubts

Family Adopts Ten Children With Down Syndrome

“We never, ever planned to have 15. Three was a distinct possibility. Five would have been nice.” When the Daultons

The Kids Who Need The Most Love

“The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving of ways.” – Russel Barkley

10 Things I Felt When I Finally Held My Adopted Daughter In My Arms

Gratitude. Surprise. Delight. Incredulity. Joy. After years of waiting for the opportunity to be a mother, adoptive mom Emily Westbrooks

Couple In Their 50s Still Adding To Their Family Through Adoption And Foster Care

Though most of their friends are now empty-nesters, or at least approaching that point, Kerry and Nancy Frantz aren’t quite

‘You Were Meant To Adopt That Baby Girl’ – The Meyer Family Adoption Srory

“I was not an advocate of adoption at first,” says RJ Meyer, “because I was really, honestly, that guy who

Should I Adopt?

Are you considering adoption? Then it’s time to ask yourself some serious questions. Is your spouse on board? Are you

True Success

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, that is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo

What Does If Feel Like To Be Adopted?

This question, posed on the popular question-and-answer platform Quora, garnered varied responses, though all of them could be used to guide adoptive

Birth Mother Spends 50 Years Looking For Her Daughter – Only To Find Her Living 11 Miles Away

When she was a teenager, Moira Hyslop became pregnant. She wasn’t given a choice regarding what to do: she was forced

Looking For His Forever Family: Meet Miguel

MBC Philadelphia report Vai Sikahema met with Miguel at the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University. He loves turtles

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Brittany

Brittany is an independent-minded young lady who is interested in a variety of things: jiu-jitsu, volleyball, basketball, soccer, knitting, and

Law Will Unseal Original Birth Certificates Of Adoptees In Arkansas

Shane Carter’s parents were always open with him about his adoption. He grew up in a loving home and was

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Mikeala

Mikeala, 7, is a sweet girl who loves school – especially reading! Her foster mom, Chelsea Alfred, says that homework

A Story Of Older Child Adoption

“Adoption had been part of our plans for a long time. When we finally embarked on the journey, God took

Adoption Was A Bumpy Ride

Every adoption story has its share of starts, stops, jolts, highs, and lows. I have read a lot of adoption

Can You Foster A Newborn Baby While Working Full-Time?

Caroline Bailey’s first foster placement was a 2-day-old baby boy. He was placed with Caroline and her husband on a Friday

8 Personal Questions People Will Ask You After You Adopt

Every time Emily Westbrooks goes to the grocery store someone inevitably asks her if her daughter is adopted. In fact,

Vlogger Ben Deen Shares His Adoption And Reunion Story

Ben Deen was adopted from a foster home in South Korea when he was just a baby. Though he grew

Angelina Jolie’s Adoption Of Oldest Son Maddox Called Into Question

A Cambodian aid worker is claiming that he signed documents stating that he was the father of Angelina Jolie’s oldest

Adopted 6-Year-Old Wants To Change His Name: Should His Parents Let Him?

Recently in Reddit, a mother posted a thread asking about whether or not she should allow her adopted 6-year-old to change

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Birth Fathers?

Birth fathers are largely the silent members of the adoption triad. Oft-maligned and seldom heard from within the adoption community,

Unspeakable Joy: Adopting A Child With Complex Special Needs

“When we finally made it to China Savannah was 3 years old, 11 pounds, no teeth, no hair, no suck

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