Bullying continues to be a problem in this country. And sometimes on the playground, “you’re adopted” can be an insult.
Ah, the infamous adoption wait. It’s rough, the waiting. Everybody says so. It’s hard to wait, unsure of when your
The world of international adoption is shrouded by myths and misunderstandings. A lot of people have certain ideas about adopting
Adoption is complex. It can be confusing. The people involved are often emotionally vulnerable and/or desperate. This all combines to
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. It seems like almost everyone spends some time on social media. Some love it more than others,
How well do you know your adoption facts? For those who haven’t spent much time thinking about it, adoption can
Does a birth mother in a closed adoption care about the baby she placed for adoption? Are birth moms all
Do you have a friend who is adopting? Are you at a loss about how to best provide support and
Birth fathers are largely the silent members of the adoption triad. Oft-maligned and seldom heard from within the adoption community,
For people who weren’t adopted, an adopted person’s desire to search for birth family members can seem puzzling. When embarking
A lot of prospective adoptive parents are intimidated by the prospect of a home study. After all, it can sound
Are you ready to be an awesome foster parent? This quiz, based on an article by adoptive and foster mom
What percentage of people who adopt have fertility issues? When was the first adoption in recorded history? Are open adoption
If you’re pursuing an international adoption, you’re going to run into it – The Hague Adoption Convention. The Hague Adoption Convention
With all the focus on adding a new child to your family, you might not think about what’s going to
For many decades in the United States, adoptions were an affair shrouded in secrecy. Birth families and adoptive families did
What is it like to parent a child with special needs? Many children available for adoption today have special needs.
Most children adopted internationally or from foster care have experienced some sort of trauma. Depending on the trauma they experienced
Why did you adopt me? This is a major question, one that almost every adopted child will ask sooner or
Does international adoption cost less than domestic adoption? Can such adoptions be open? From what country do most adoptions originate?
Though parenting an adopted child will look a like parenting a child born to you biologically, there are a few
Feeding kids can be a challenge. Feeding kids who haven’t always lived with you can be an even greater challenge.
Occasionally in adoption, virtual twinning will occur, meaning two children of approximately the same age become siblings in the same
Do you have a desire to adopt an infant? Do you think you understand all there is to know about