Category - Transracial

Recent events have highlighted the impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act (or ICWA), for both the better and the worse.

Native American Adoption

A recent and potentially precedent-setting case may impact some of the nation’s most vulnerable populations. The case involves an act that many people are unaware of—unless they are hopeful foster or adoptive parents. ...

The adoption community benefits from voices like Deirdre Parker. Deirdre shares her experiences as adoptive mother of transcultural...

Making 2021 Better In The Adoption Community

“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing.”This quote was written by the philosopher Socrates. This was the first thought that I had as I stumbled on a zoom discussion with a group of adoptees on a hot July day...

adopting a baby from china

Adopting A Baby From China

History of Adopting A Baby from China The history of adopting a baby from China started in April of 1992 when “China implemented a law enabling foreigners to adopt its orphans. In that year, 206 children were adopted to...

Looking to find more information on foster care or adoption? Here are some blogs run by people actually involved in adoption and foster care.

Adoption Blogs

Adoption blogs are a great resource for adoptive families and they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes—offering inspiration and an opportunity to share advice with members of a community that oftentimes feels...

There are many different nuances to the term "adopt." Read this adoptee's experience answering this question: what does adopt mean?

What Does Adopt Mean?

Years ago, my mother had a bumper sticker on the back of our minivan. It read, “Adoption – a beautiful way to create a family.” I always thought that was the best way to describe adoption. The thought of how...

If you're considering adopting a child in the U.S. then you can read here to prepare. Here is a breakdown of what you need to know.

Adopting a Child in the U.S.

It made more sense for my husband and me to go the route of domestic adoption when we started our adoption process. There are kids all over the world that need homes—I know that. But, with our jobs, lives, etc., it made...

If you're looking for adoptions books for anyone in the adoption triad, extended family, friends, or neighbors, click here for a long list.

Adoption Books

A good book can serve many purposes. It can educate people, spark emotions, enlighten the mind, and provide entertainment. There are many wonderful books on the subject of adoption. Whether a reader is looking for...