When Ben Sowards heard that his daughter was in tears and embarrassed after wetting her pants in her Kindergarten class,
Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth was adopted at one week old. Now, at 48, the singer/actress is ready to settle down
“There is no such thing as a perfect life or a perfect family. Don’t aim for perfect, aim for better.” Ashley
“We ask them to act like respectful members of society. But we drop them off at strangers’ homes with everything
This question was recently posed on Quora, a question-and-answer platform. Through the varied answers from adoptive parents, a common theme
I’ll admit, I was a little skeptical when I first started reading this article. My thinking was, that the author
Friday, April 21st, the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa was informed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Women and Children (MOWA)
“I don’t think society intentionally wants adoptive moms to apologize for existing, but it sure does feel that way sometimes,”
Steven Combs is an adoption attorney who was concerned about the number of kids aging out of the foster care
“Oh my gosh, it was terrifying. It was absolutely terrifying. Here was an 8-year-old and a 4-year-old. We had no
“Let’s show up real and authentic before our children so they know they can show up real and authentic
Singer/actress Sutton Foster surprised fans by announcing that she and her husband, Ted Giffin, adopted a baby girl last month.
“Never question that you are loved.” Birth mom Lindsey Olsen placed her firstborn son with a family she had carefully
Josh Higgins paused one day when he saw it: A picture of sibling group of four hoping to be adopted.
“If you were to read the minds of foster children and youth in America today, you’d likely hear them say
Parents who have adopted from foster care chimed in on this thread on the question-and-answer platform Quora. A sampling of
“For you, my firstborn, I break in a million tiny places. I break and melt and I feel joy and
As a “Type A” personality, adoptive mom Chelse Schults says she loves to “worry and plan and worry some more.”
“In 2013, NPR hosted a segment where people submitted six words or less on race or cultural identity. While I
What do adopted/foster children call their foster/adoptive parents? This question, posed on the question-and-answer platform Quora, produced a variety or responses
“I had believed that when I became a mom, I would no longer be a woman who wars against infertility.
In The Complete Book of International Adoption, Dawn Davenport suggested cocooning as a way of helping children adjust to their new
Christina was abandoned in a subway station in Seoul, South Korea when she was just an infant. That experience has
“I know there is very special place in God’s heart for adoptive and birth mothers,” says Vanessa. “Not everyone’s path is