Rituals & Celebrations
No matter what kind of family you have, traditions are what bind us all. Read about the creative ways families are bonding, and get tips to mark your special moments, anniversaries, and more, at adoptivefamilies.com/rituals.
Take time to celebrate the dad in your life this Father's Day, on June 16. Whether you're a first-time father or you just want to reflect on your daddy dearest, you'll love AF's essays by and about adoptive dads, at adoptivefamilies.com/fathers.
Our second annual Photo Contest has begun! Is your child ready for his close-up? Send us your best portraits and candid photos for a chance to win great prizes—and land on the cover of AF! Find out how to enter at adoptivefamilies.com/photocontest.
Despite the myths, adoption remains alive and well in the U.S. Find articles on getting started, essays by parents, and more at adoptivefamilies.com/domestic_adoption.
Adopting from Foster Care
Read about families formed through foster-adoption, and find resources for prospective foster parents or foster-adopters, at adoptivefamilies.com/foster.
Tell Us Your Must-Reads!
What book would you recommend to prospective adopters? Which storybooks do your kids love? Share your must-reads, and tell us why you love them, at adoptivefamilies.com/poll.
The 2007 Adoption Guide
AF's Adoption Guide is hot off the press and chock-full of information you won't find anywhere else—whether you're adopting for the first time, considering adopting again, or interested in keeping up with the latest adoption news and trends. Timelines, costs, a state-by-state directory of adoption professionals, and more—find it all at theadoptionguide.com.
Are you looking for a soundtrack to accompany your adoption journey? Check out our roundup of adoption-minded musicians, from folksingers to rappers, and sample audio-clips of their songs, at adoptivefamilies.com/music.
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