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From The Front Lines: On Being A Foster Parent

Annie Kassof wants more people to know about the value of becoming a foster parent. She writes, “It’s a sad reality

6 Things to Consider While Checking Boxes on Your Adoption Application

The process of adoption requires that you spend a lot of time looking inward. You’ll find yourself going through and

Couple Fosters And Adopts Medically Fragile Children

Kim and Tony Przbybylski were no strangers to caring for kids with serious medical needs – Kim worked as a

Selfishness Is Not Part Of Adoption

“Birth parents gave selflessly,” writes adoptive mom Rachel Galbraith, “Adoptive parents need to be able to do the same.” Most

“We’re Privileged To Take Care of Someone Else’s Child”

When Shaun Lokey approached his wife about adopting a child, she said she didn’t think it was the best idea.

This Family Found Joy When They Adopted A Waiting Child

A news station in Tulsa, Oklahoma is celebrating its 40th anniversary of featuring children who are waiting to be adopted

Adopted Daughter Returns To Ambulance Where Firefighter Dad Delivered Her

Five years ago, a firefighter/EMT named Marc Hadden responded to a call regarding a woman experiencing severe abdominal pain. He

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

Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Adoptive Parent?

Are you thinking about adopting but not sure if it’s right for you? Well . . . Are you patient?

‘7 Little Johnstons’ Stars Amber and Trent Open up About Adding to Their Large Brood!

Amber Johnston, mom star of the TLC reality show 7 Little Johnstons, is ready to add another child through adoption.

5 True Confessions From The Adoption Journey

Mike and Kristin Berry are the parents of 8 adopted children. They’ve struggled through the ups and downs of raising

7 Things You Should Never Say To Foster Or Adoptive Dads on Father’s Day

Adoptive dad Mike Berrey remembers a time when his brother-in-law was celebrating Father’s Day at church. Just a few months

We Need To Talk About Adoption

  When a woman is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, she has a three basic choices: 1) Parenting, 2) Abortion, and

Man Learns His Birth Father Was A World Series Champion

Every adopted kid (in a closed adoption) fantasizes about his or her birth parents. They wonder if they’re a famous

An Adoptive Father’s Perspective On The Adoption Process

Matthew shares his adoption story – from making the decision with his wife to pursue an adoption, through the long

My Biggest Fear About Being A Foster Parent Isn’t The Kids, It’s Me

When Mary Sauer went to hit the “Send” button on her foster parent application, she hesitated for just a moment.

We Need To Talk About Adoptee Suicide

“This article is written for those adoptees who have struggled in silence, feel shame, or who feel disenfranchised and marginalized.

Will I Regret It If I Send My Birth Father A Father’s Day Card?

Amanda had been in contact with her birth father for ten years. She loved her birth dad but there were

After The Viral Video: Questions You Get Asked When You’re Adopted

The week before Mother’s Day, Australian DJ Ryan Jon posted a video of himself sharing his feelings about his birth

Changing A Child’s Name After Adoption

The topic of changing a child’s name after adoption is a controversial one, to say the least.  “There are strong

Why Can’t I Adopt A Young Child From Foster Care?

“I hear people say that there are soooo many kids in the foster care system who need a home, but

8 Struggles Every Woman Waiting For An Adoption Call Knows All Too Well

Oh, the adoption wait. It’s the worst. The hardest part being that you just don’t know when it’s going to

Adoption And Divorce: A Guide For Adoptive Parents

No one gets married expecting to get divorced. Nobody adopts expecting to get divorced. But, as we all know, sometimes

I’m Not Grandpa, I’m Dad: The Joys Of Late-In-Life Adoption

Abe Bergman was over 65 when his new wife proposed that they adopt a child with special needs. He wasn’t

What You Need To Know Before Starting Your Adoption Journey

Adoptive mom Rachel Galbraith came into adoption blind. All she knew is that she wanted to adopt . . .

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