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Spotlight on AF

Shop for a Good Cause
Each year, AF asks readers to nominate online merchants who donate proceeds to organizations benefiting children worldwide. Our updated list this year includes 2008 calendars, holiday cards, great gifts, worthwhile causes, and more!

AF Gets Jolly!
The season is full of meaning for every family, whether you’re celebrating through the wait or rounding up your little ones for tree trimming. More festive tidings await you at our Holidays page, with multicultural recipes, and stories from readers who created their own rituals.

Create a Perfect Holiday Album
Scrapbooking has long been a favorite craft of adoptive families, and, with the holidays here, there’s no better time to begin recording your story. Browse our collection of tutorials, best websites, and reader tips, and you’ll be on your way to creating a memento for your family.

Ask the Adoption Doctor
Get the lowdown on all things medical, before and after you adopt. Our extensive collection of articles and checklists covers health preparations for travel, feeding and nutrition, developmental problems, and more!

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