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
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 Summer Vacation Photo Contest
Share all your seasonal, sunny shots. Enter the Summer Vacation Photo Contest today!