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Spring 2014
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October 20, 2014

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Getting a New Big Sib
When you grow your family by adopting an older child, siblings and parents will benefit from realistic expectations -- and patience.
► More on older child adoption

"Yes, We Do Adopt"
"Talking with Black women about adoption became a routine part of motherhood for me, alongside diapers, homework, and the warmth I feel every time I look at my son." 
► Read another personal adoption story by an African-American mom

Parent-to-Parent: Naming
Parents share their naming decisions -- from preserving their children's birth names to changing their child's name to choosing a name with the birth mother.
► Read more: legal considerations for naming decisions

2014 Adoptive Families Annual Photo Contest
Time to send in your most stunning shots of your kids!. Enter the Annual Photo Contest today

2014 "All of Us" Photo Contest
We want to see your whole fam. Enter the "All of Us" Photo Contest today!



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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Growing Up Adopted

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


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