A picture's worth a thousand words –and a big prize, if your'e a winner of Adoptive Families' First Annual Photo Contest, sponsored by Sears Portrait Studio. We're seeking the sharpest, sweetest and all–around best portraits and candid photos of our readers' children. You'll find more information on this page. And for complete official rules and guidelines for taking digital photos for submission, visit www.adoptivefamilies.com/photocontest/
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Celebrate Mother's or Father's Day with some of AF's favorite heartwarming essays.
The Daughters Debate
In the March/April issue, we reported about the overwhelming preference for girls in the adoption community, and asked readers if they thought parents should be allowed to specify sex. You can read the original article, see others' comments, and add your own two cents here.
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Full details about how to submit a winning family photo.
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