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Couple Who Adopted 2 Sets of Twins Gives Birth to Twins . . . And They All Have The Same Birthday!

Carrie and Craig Kosinski were told they wouldn’t be able to have biological children. They were happy to pursue adoption,

Ladavia: Looking For Her Forever Family

Thirteen-year-old Ladavia is a skilled skateboarder who enjoyed learning some new tricks during her Wednesday’s Child feature. When asked to

Adoption Is Bittersweet

“Though our love for our children is fierce and deep, though our adoption day marks our most joyous occasion, our

Films Like ‘The Boss Baby’ Can Be Painful For Adoptees and Foster Care

Films directed toward kids often contain some sort of adoption theme. Think about some of the bigger animated hits of

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

I Wish I’d Known About Positive Adoption Language Before I Started The Adoption Process

“Words are powerful. Words are so, incredibly, powerful.” When adoptive mom Natalie Brenner first started the adoption process, she announced

What It’s Like Opening A Closed Adoption

“Opening up a closed adoption can feel like you are opening Pandora’s Box. You are flooded with feelings of apprehension,

Adoption Is Not What I Thought It Was

Before Natalie Brenner adopted, she thought of adoption as a cut-and-dried affair. It was as simple as parents deciding to

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

Newly Opened Adoption Records Enable Police Officer To Reunite With Her Mother

Megan Keller, an adoptee and police officer in New Jersey, was interested in filling in her family medical history. So

The One Thing You Must Never Say To An Adoptive Mom

Rachel Lewis is an adoptive mom. She writes, “I’ve heard it. You’ve heard it. Maybe you’ve said it. You know someone. I

My Unplanned Pregnancy And The Choice I Made To Place My Baby For Adoption

At 14 I started suffering with anxiety, panic attacks, and depression. I was living with an unstable, alcoholic mother at

Jeremy and Kathleen Willet: Our Adoption Story

Jeremy Willet visited Ethiopia in 2007 to help out in an orphanage and work with children who had been orphaned

An Adoptee Imagines Conversations That Could Have Changed Her Life

There’s a lot of advice out there for adoptive parents, but the most powerful advice comes from people who were,

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Writing A ‘Dear Expectant Parent’ Letter?

It’s arguably the most important part of your adoption profile: the “Dear Expectant Parent” letter. So how do you write

Saroo and Sue Brierley Talk about ‘Lion,’ The Film That Portrays Their Adoption Story

Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman are starring in the new film Lion, a true story about adoption and adoption reunion.

Looking For His Forever Family: Meet Christopher

Four-year-old Christopher got to paint a mask for himself on a special outing with a reporter from Koin 5. He

“Adoption: By The Numbers” – NCFA Releases Comprehensive Adoption Statistics

If you’ve tried to gather numbers about domestic infant adoptions in the United States, you’ve probably run into a bit

Looking For a Forever Family: Tyler

Tyler is a handsome 17-year-old boy from the Washington D.C. area who has been in foster care for 10 years.

Levi’s Story — Part 2

Adoptions are full of many emotions. Excitement and nervousness are wrapped up into the journey. While awaiting Levi, this family

The Adoption Question Box

If your kids aren’t talking about adoption without your prompting, it doesn’t mean they aren’t thinking about it. Sometimes kids

Dear Miss Othmar

To His Teacher Dear Miss Othmar, You are about to become the third most important person in my son’s life. You

Why “I’d get too attached” just doesn’t cut it

Is getting attached to a child a bad thing? People use that reason as why they don’t want to be

Slides

Looking through old family slides, we reminisce about memories and may see characteristics and features that resemble ours in our

Will Brexit affect the UK adoption of eastern European migrants’ children?

A lot of news in Europe this past week has also raised questions for how it will play a role

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