Book Details This Man’s 22-Year Search For Birth Parents

John Bates spent 22 years searching for his birth parents, hoping to gain an understanding of who he was and where

This Adoptive Mom Has A Heartwarming Message About Her Son’s Birth Parents

When Jessica Cunha was able to become mom to a beautiful baby boy, she was over-the-moon excited. She shared her

How I Feel About My Daughter’s Search For Her Birth Parents

Brenda Cotter was adopted in the 1950s, when adoptions in the United States were often shrouded in secrecy. In her

3 Thankful Gifts to Send to Your Child’s Birth Parents

I am always looking for unique gift ideas for my son’s birth family.  While we see them about as often

When Your Child Asks, “Why Couldn’t I Live With My Birth Parents Like Everyone Else?”

There are some questions adoptive parents just dread hearing. It’s not because they are hurtful or they don’t want to

Reunion: 9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Finding My Birth Parents

Many people who were adopted dream of one day being reunited with their birth family if they grew up in

5 Stereotypes About Birth Parents that Need to Die Now

When you think of birth parents, what stereotypes come to mind? Young, poverty stricken, unmarried, addicts, raped, etc? This article

Adoptive Mom Trying to Find Son’s Birth Parents Before He Goes Blind

We all know how important our roots and connection to our family is.  Open adoption is meant to prevent feelings

Birth Parents Reunited

Sometimes you hear these super sweet and romantic stories of love that end in such happiness. Boy meets girl, but

The Hospital & Birth Experience: Advice for Adoptive Parents

As adoptive parents, we often wonder what the hospital experience should or would look like. My most simple advice would

Guide To Building Relationships Between Expectant and Hopeful Adoptive Parents

Hopeful adoptive parents and expectant parents making an adoption plan will both benefit from this guide to building a healthy

Parents Capture Moment They Surprise Daughters With Their Newly Adopted Baby Sister

Two little girls couldn’t contain their emotions when their parents surprised them with some wonderful news: they had a new

Birth Mom’s Heartbreaking Letter To The Daughter She Placed For Adoption

Cathie had longed to meet her birth mother, but she received some heartbreaking news on the TV show Long Lost

Jena Is A Birth Mom With An Open Adoption. This Is Her Story.

Jena was a high school student when she became pregnant. She recalls the miracle of connecting with her son’s birth

Advice Column: “My Adoptive Son’s Enthusiasm For His Birth Family Is Hurtful To Us”

Reuniting with birth family can be a pivotal moment in the life of someone who was adopted. It can also

Adoptive Parents Become Biological Parents Through Connection?

“Adoptive parents become biological parents through connection. We change their biology.” Karyn Purvis took a lot of heat for making

This Birth Mom Wants You To Understand This Truth About Her Choice To Place Her Child For Adoption

Haley Kirkpatrick wants you to understand the truth behind why a mother would place a child for adoption. Haley was

Photographer Captures Powerful Moment Adoptive Parents First Meet Their Daughter

David and Sarah Olson had been waiting and praying for a baby girl for a long time. When they got

Birth Mother And Son Reunite After 51 Years

After years of pursuing dead-ends, Kenny Franklin had pretty much given up on being able to reunite with his birth

Man Finds Birth Siblings After 55-Year Separation

The last time Richard Clauson saw his older brother, Larry, the older child was stuffing his younger brother into a

Visiting My Son’s Birth Mother In Ethiopia Taught Me How Strong I Was As A Mother

A few years after adopting her son from Ethiopia, Amber was approached by her little boy, who asked her where

This Mother’s Day, This Man Has Something Important To Say To His Birth Mother

“It’s 2017, I’m almost 30, I’m really happy that I’m here.I think when people get pregnant now and don’t want

23-Year-Old Shows Up At His Birth Father’s Door Unannounced

“I started going through this identity crisis, realizing that I had a lot of unresolved feelings of anger and rejection.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Birth Parent Rights?

If you’re considering pursuing an infant adoption in the United States, either as an adoptive parent or as a birth

Behind the Bump: A Birth Mother’s Story

“Children need two things: the one is roots, and the other is wings.” Melissa Link parents was raised Catholic, and

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