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Spotlight on AF

Back-to-School Preparation
Bring adoption to school with our strategies to make the classroom open and respectful. Find handouts for your child’s teacher, ideas for presentations, advice for tackling tricky assignments, suggested books, and more at

Best of the Best Adoption Blogs
People around the world are turning to the Web to chronicle their waits, and record sweet, everyday parenting moments. What about you? Go to for tips on starting a journal, and browse blogs recommended by AF editors and fellow readers. Follow our own bloggers at!.

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Complete Guide to Adoption
If you know a family who's just starting the process, why not give them the gift of AF's comprehensive how-to? Our 2010 Adoption Guide is filled with up-to-date adoption agency and attorney listings, best books and websites, cost and timing reports, and more! Check it out at

Adoption Law
What happens at the hospital after birth? Do you need to readopt in an international process? Is your child covered under your insurance plan? Find guidance on the legal aspects of adoption at, from those who know best: adoption attorneys and fellow adoptive parents.

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