22 Celebrities Who Adopted Children

A lot of celebrities have adopted. And a lot of them have pretty high profile adoption stories. Madonna, for example, has

When Your Spouse Is Hesitant To Adopt Or Foster

You’re ready to adopt . . . but your spouse isn’t so sure. This is not an uncommon scenario, and

How To Overcome The Voice That Keeps Whispering Lies To You

All parents hear this voice from time to time. Parents raising kids from trauma probably hear it more than usual.

Little Souls Find Their Way To You

Sheryl Crow made the above statement while speaking about her adopted son. She said, “Wyatt is definitely all mine. Little souls

Dear Adoption, Let’s Really Look At Looks

Many parents adopt children from other races without even thinking twice: to them, love is love, regardless of skin color.

Bring Joy Into The Life Of A Foster Child Through ‘One Simple Wish’

When Danielle Gletow and her husband, Joe, became foster parents and adopted their daughter Mia from foster care, their hearts

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

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