8 Things Adoptive Parents Can’t Help Worrying About

All parents worry about their kids. It’s just part and parcel with the role of parenting. But adoption adds another

Our Adoption Expereinces Have Taught Us That Miracles Do Happen

There’s a word coined by one of my favorite bloggers: brutiful. It’s a combination of “brutal” and “beautiful.” And if

What Does It Feel Like To Be Adopted?

“What does it feel like to be adopted? Why were you adopted, I mean, was there a backstory? When did

A Prayer For Waiting

This poem/prayer is perfect for parents who have been matched with a child and are simply waiting for all the

Mark Schultz’s ‘Everything To Me’ Is A Love Song For His Birth Mother

Christian singer Mark Schultz was adopted when he was a baby. He wrote the song “Everything To Me” as a message

3 Reasons I Chose Adoption When I Experienced An Unplanned Pregnancy

When Annaleece Merrill found herself experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, she spent many months “trying to convince myself that I was

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Adoption Finalization?

When finalization takes place, there are a few things you’ll need to be aware of to ensure that your child

7 Things People Need To Start Saying About Adoptive Moms

There are certain things people need to avoid saying to adoptive moms. “You’ll get pregnant now that you’ve adopted!” and

I Was Chosen To Be A Great Mom: An Adoption Love Story

“I’m not a ‘great mom’ because I adopted my children . . .  I am a great mom because I

Don’t Let The ‘Bad Stories’ Keep You From Adopting Or Fostering

“I would never want to subject my family to that.” This powerful article about foster care and foster adoption get

Adopted One Month Before Her 18th Birthday

Chris and Alicia Bieniek have a heart for teens in foster care. They’ve been fostering children for 12 years and

Open Adoption Brought These Two Families Together Through A Path Of Heartache And Love

“It was Father’s Day 2009. And I’ll never forget it. We went to the hospital and we delivered a little

Every Child Deserves A Home And Love. Period.

So often I hear people brush off the possibility of adoption – especially foster or international adoption – with a

Let’s Get Real About Foster Care: 6 Myths Debunked

This article was written specifically for Washington state parents, but it’s got some important info for everyone who has ever

The International Adoption Guide

International adoption is not a simple process! But this guide can help you understand how it all works and get

Mother Meets Daughter She Placed For Adoption 77 Years Ago

Minka was 16 years old when she was cornered in the woods and raped. A few months later, she learned

Adoption Means I Have A License To Parent. Literally.

I loved this little piece of adoption humor! No doubt about it: that home study is pretty serious business. If you’ve

At Any Cost: How One Family Adopted 8 Children From Africa

Mike and Hayley Jones had two biological children when they decided to adopt a child – maybe a sibling pair

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Amelia

Amelia is a sweet 13-year-old girl in Montana who is looking for her forever family. She is currently living in

Looking For Their Forever Family: Meet Zaden, Johnathan, and Gianna

Zaden, 13, Johnathan, 8, and Gianna, 5, are siblings who long to grow up together. They are currently living in

Looking For His Forever Family: Meet Sam

Sam is a 9-year-old boy with a gentle demeanor and a friendly smile. During his Wednesday’s Child feature, he spent

Meeting My Son’s Birth Mom In The Hospital

“My eyes found hers, the woman who birthed our son and loved him since his beginnings, and the tears in

Debunking 7 Myths About Foster Care

It’s Foster Care Awareness Month! Buckner International, an organization devoted to helping serve vulnerable children, seniors, and families, wants you

Ella Coming Home To Her Family From China

This is a sweet video documenting the adoption journey of a little girl named Ella. Her first year of life

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The Adoption Process?

When you first start researching adoption, you might find yourself feeling a little overwhelmed by the entire process. Words like

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