Even if your child has trouble sleeping
through the night, the problem doesn’t have to dominate your
every waking hour. In the January/February 2005 issue, read “All
Through the Night” for sleep strategies tailored to fir your
family’s needs. Then, visit AF’s Sleep
page to read articles from AF’s archives and
find our list of recommended books for tired parents.
The Adoption Planner
If you’re just starting out in adoption, download Adoptive
Families’ Adoption Planner.
We have compiled helpful worksheets, complete with sample budgets
and timelines, along with links to Web resources, to guide you step-by-step
through the process.
Best of 2004
In our end-of-the-year e-newsletter we've highlighted the best and
most thought-provoking articles of the year from Adoptive Families
magazine. Read our December 2004 Adoptive
Families e-newsletter online and sign up to receive the
e-mail version each month on our home page: www.adoptivefamilies.com.
Share Your Story What’s
the best book to recommend to prospective adoptive parents? How
did you hear about it and how did it help you during your adoption?
Submit your favorite book suggestion online at www.adoptivefamilies.com/poll.php.
That Give Back In the spirit of the season, we searched
for online merchants who contribute part of their proceeds to charitable
causes. Here's what we found.
AF Bookstore: Whether you’re
looking for a how-to guide, a memoir, or a great book for your multiracial
kids, you’ll find it at the Adoptive Families bookstore.
Share your adoption experiences and advice with other moms and dads.
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Thereís a lot of positive—and negative—focus on adoption in the media and business worlds. Offer your kudos to those who get it and educate those who donít.
Adoption Professional Central:
Want to list an event or let others know about your support group?
Hereís the place to do it. Sign up now.
Media Page: Read our reviews before you go to the movies, and post your own opinions and reviews, too.
Parent Support: Find a local adoptive-parents support group.
Agency and Program Listings: A database of more than 500 programs throughout the U.S., with detailed information on adoption requirements, costs, and timing.
Calendar of Events:
Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars, playgroups,
and support groups in your neck of the woods.
Ask AF: Need
help with an adoption-related question or issue? Ask an expert here.