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Pre-Travel Prep
Where is your adoption journey taking you? Maybe you’re expecting to hit the road soon to meet your son or daughter, or maybe you’re wondering how to keep travel costs down when you finally make the trip. At, you’ll find tips and resources—and inspiring travel stories from other parents—to help you plan your journey.

Summer Heritage 2010
Visit to browse a list of upcoming summer activities being held across the country. Use our directory to search events by culture, or browse by location to find the outing that’s right for your and your child. Here’s to a fun summer!

Talking Toolbox
AF’s series on talking about adoption with children at different ages and stages concludes in this issue, but you’ll find plenty of resources to guide your conversations at Approaching sensitive topics, “playing” adoption, and more: Head to our "Get Talking” guide today for answers from our adoption experts.

Keeping Kids Healthy
What does the medical information on your referral mean? How do you choose an adoption-sensitive pediatrician? At, you'll find the best adoption medicine articles, checklists, and downloads from the Adoptive Families archives--medical resources useful before and after you adopt.

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