Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Rachael

“I am mostly pretty quirky. I make people laugh a lot.” Rachael is a vivacious ninth grader who is passionate

Sheryl Crow On Adoption And Motherhood: There’s Nothing Better Than Family

Sheryl Crow recently opened up to People magazine about the joy she has found in motherhood. Crow, who adopted her

How I Let Go Of My Preconceived Ideas About Bonding and Motherhood And Became Brave Enough To Trust My Heart

“As Bodhi’s radiance shined on everyone but me, I began building up walls. What was happening was visceral and beyond

Our Greatest Adventure: A China Adoption Story

Adam and Stephanie sat down before meeting their son, Landon, to record some of their thoughts and feelings for him

Teach About the Beauty and Blessing Of Adoption

So much of a child’s sense of worth comes from how they’re taught about who they are and where they

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Adoption Bullying?

Bullying continues to be a problem in this country. And sometimes on the playground, “you’re adopted” can be an insult.

Foster-to-Adopt Southern Utah Father Explains The Reason He Pretended to Pee His Pants

When Ben Sowards heard that his daughter was in tears and embarrassed after wetting her pants in her Kindergarten class,

Adopting A Child During the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

“No child should ever grow up in an orphanage. The difference between growing up in a family versus growing up

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,

Life Isn’t Perfect In An Adoptive Family

“There is no such thing as a perfect life or a perfect family. Don’t aim for perfect, aim for better.” Ashley

23-Year-Old Shows Up At His Birth Father’s Door Unannounced

“I started going through this identity crisis, realizing that I had a lot of unresolved feelings of anger and rejection.

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

Waiting For Their Forever Family: Meet Anjal, Makaio, and Eli

Anjal, age 10, Makaio, 8, and Eli, 6, are siblings who are hoping to be adopted together so they can

Looking For Her Forever Family: Meet Carlie

Carlie is a 12-year-old girl who describes herself as “funny, awesome, fun, happy all the time, colorful, and nice.” Carlie

Adoption Is Bittersweet

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

Mom’s Facebook Post Shares Some Difficult Truths About The Foster Care System

“We ask them to act like respectful members of society. But we drop them off at strangers’ homes with everything

I Would Adopt, But . . .

How often do you hear this phrase? How often have you used it yourself? Adoption is not convenient. It is

Quora: What Is It Like To Adopt An Older Child?

This question was recently posed on Quora, a question-and-answer platform. Through the varied answers from adoptive parents, a common theme

Adoption Shaming Has To Stop

I’ll admit, I was a little skeptical when I first started reading this article. My thinking was, that the author

I’m Adopted, But I’m Not . . .

This thoughtful and insightful video opens up the world of adoption to anyone willing to listen and learn. The adoptees

Quiz: Making The Most Of Your Adoption Wait

Ah, the infamous adoption wait. It’s rough, the waiting. Everybody says so. It’s hard to wait, unsure of when your

International Adoption: Our Privilege And Responsibility

“Have you ever wanted something so badly and had to work so hard at it that it exhausted all hope,

Adoption – Our Journey

“Recently . . . God answered our prayers to start a family, in the way HE had planned all along

8 Times Society Expects You To Apologize For Being An Adoptive Mom

“I don’t think society intentionally wants adoptive moms to apologize for existing, but it sure does feel that way sometimes,”

6 Years, 4 Teens, 8 Lessons Learned: Foster and Adoptive Parenting

Steven Combs is an adoption attorney who was concerned about the number of kids aging out of the foster care

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