I Said No To A Placement

“Never had it occurred to me when we began our adoption journey 10 years ago that we would be the

Do News Features Really Help Kids Get Adopted?

A news station based in Oklahoma, KFOR, answered this question recently when they published an article about 50 children now

Waiting For His Forever Family: Meet Edwin

Edwin is available for adoption through the Texas Adoption exchange, which is dedicated to helping children and families find each

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Destiny

Destiny is an 11-year-old girl who is personable and articulate. For her Wednesday’s Child feature, she was able to visit

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Scarlet

Scarlet was in and out of the foster care system until she was 6 years old, switching back between her

“We Are So Alike In Some Ways, It’s Scary”: Birth Mother And Daughter Reunited After 30 Years

Lisa Griggs always knew she was adopted – her entire adoptive family was African American – but it wasn’t until

ReMoved: This Short Film Provides An Intimate Glimpse Into The Life Of A Child In Foster Care

Removed is a moving documentary that will forever change the way you think about children in foster care. It begins

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hospital Etiquette And Adoption?

You’ve been matched with an expectant mother making an adoption plan. You’ve decorated the nursery, you’ve attended doctor’s appointments, and

What Kind of Father? A Son Confronts The Troubling Past Of A Man He Never Knew

When Frank L. Christlieb found his birth mother, the story of his birth father began to unfold. It was a

International Adoptees Fear Deportation

Deportation is usually the last thing on the mind of someone who has lived in the United State their whole

Man Finds Birth Mother In Manila 30 Years After Getting Lost In A Market

Thirty years after getting lost, Joel De Carteret knew he had to find his birth mother. He couldn’t remember her

Police Officer Adopts Boy He Helped Rescue From Severe Abuse

Officer Jody Thompson wasn’t on duty when he heard overheard a dispatch about an abused child. But because he had

Public Adoption Announcements: Hurtful Or Not?

You’ve been matched with an expectant mother considering adoption and you are SO EXCITED. You want to shout your news

Bad vs. Good Adoption Language

Adoption is a subject that carries a heavy emotional burden. It’s connected to the most intense kind of love –

I’m Mixed Race And Was Adopted By A White Family: This Is My Experience

While the experience of being raised by a family that doesn’t share your race can have its challenges, says Emma

Amanda Explains How Open Adoption Has Blessed Her Family

Amanda is a mom of three boisterous young children, but motherhood did not come easily to her. After years of

What Fills Your Cup? Thoughts For Foster Parents

We’ve all heard it, but it’s very true – and very important. You can’t pour water out of an empty

Open Adoption Is Not About You

“Openness can be scary,” confesses adoptive mom Karen White, “even when done right.” But the first thing you need to

34 Life-Changing Reasons to be a Foster Parent

Why should you become a foster parent? There are a LOT of great reasons! This list includes everything from “you

How A Single Mom Found Herself With 9 Children

Jessika Reed is a single mom who has a passion for helping kids with special needs. She’s so passionate about

New Book In Three Voices Tells The True Story Of An Open Adoption

There’s a new book out telling an adoption story – and it includes perspectives from all sides of the adoption

From The First Moment I Saw You, I Knew You Were Meant To Be Mine

I hear it all the time: Adoptive parents talk about meeting their babies for the first time and knowing that

Watch This Visually Impaired Orphan Meet Her Parents For The First Time

There are thousands of children in China who are hoping to be adopted into loving homes. This sweet little girl

Looking For His Forever Family: Meet Luis

Luis has been in foster care since he was 8 years old. At 17, he still yearns for the stability

Looking For Their Forever Family: Meet Clee, Ashanti, and Kaveon

Clee, Ashanti, and Kaveon are joy-filled, enthusiastic little people who love each other and are hoping to find a home together.

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