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Winter 2014
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April 17, 2014

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Breaking the Racial Sound Barrier
In a society that considers "color-blindness"a noble attitude, parents may worry about talking about racism. But we must talk. Here's how to start.
► Listen to an archived webinar with author Beth Hall

Breastfeeding Without Birthing
When we focus on the bond that forms, rather than the ounces produced, breastfeeding becomes an option for many of us. Learn how to achieve a nursing relationship with your baby.
► More on bonding after adoption

Best Adoption Books of 2013
Many new books with adoption storylines or themes were published in the last year. Here are your favorites, for parents and kids, with our picks added to the list.
► Read an excerpt from Nia Vardalos's memoir Instant Mom

2014 Kids and Pets Photo Contest
Please share shots of your child cuddling with a furry friend. Enter the Kids and Pets Photo Contest today!



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Creative Birth Family Connections

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Help Adoptive Families celebrate those who "get it" and educate those who don't!

The Early Years
Should You Tell All?

Preschool
The Importance of Play

Elementary
Why Didn't They Keep Me?

Middle & High School
Speaking Up


Classic Clip and Save Articles
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