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17 hours ago
An Unanticipated Foster Adoption

In this excerpt from her memoir, Sarah Gerstenzang describes her feelings as she goes from foster mother to adoptive mother in her foster adoption.

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17 hours ago
Talking About the Adoption Story: Tips from Parents

If you adopted your child, parents suggest talking about the adoption story very early on, to build trust and give your child confidence in her history.

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1 month ago
For Parents Raising Black Children, We Can't Be Vague About Racism

After the horrific killing of Trayvon Martin, adoptive mother Sharon Van Epps writes on teaching black children about racism and racial profiling.

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2 months ago
"What I Wish My White Parents Knew," from a Transracial Adoptee

Transracial adoptees often grow up feeling love, but not truly feeling included or close to their families. Here’s what would have helped my parents.

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2 months ago
Open Adoption: An Interview With A Birth Mom And Adoptive Mom

Great questions and answers! A must read.

When we share how our family was built by domestic infant adoption, a popular question is always whether we still see their birth moms. The answer: Yes, of course we do! And no, it is not confusing. ... See more

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2 months ago
Understanding Different Perspectives in Adoption

I used to see adoption from only one viewpoint—that of the adoptive parents. Actively seeking adoptee and birth parent voices has enriched my understanding.

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2 months ago
Adoption Myths

It's time we clear up some adoption myths - watch this video!

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3 months ago
Infant Development: What to Know When Adopting a Newborn

A look at what to expect at different developmental stages of babyhood—and what each stage means for adoptive parents.

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3 months ago
FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay

ADOPTION SURPRISE! A couple enlisted the help of Mickey Mouse to tell their foster children when they're becoming a forever family and everyone bursts into tears! (We're not crying, you're ... See more

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3 months ago
Hill Harper Is a Dad! Actor Opens Up About Welcoming a Son Through Adoption: 'He Chose Me'

“Adopting was the greatest decision I’ve ever made,” says Harper

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