Preschoolers are starting to notice racial differences. Adoptive parents have a responsibility to talk about them.
Search Results: May/June 2011
If breastfeeding had been easy in the past, adoptive breastfeeding couldn't be so different, or less rewarding, could it? More or less.
Should you arrange for day care during the wait, or after your child is home? Readers weigh in.
An adoptive parent whose young child realized her skin color was different asks AF's expert for help with talking about race and belonging in a blended family.
Answers to your parenting questions.
Our expert explains how contact with birth grandparents can be beneficial for children, and the guidelines for setting up a relationship that will last.
Our readers share their recommendations for gifts for birth parents at the time of placement. Their advice? Keep it small and personal!
How should we handle requests for financial support from our son's birth mother?
Children need to know their full stories before the teen years. Why, and how, to explain troubling information.
An attorney explains how to ensure that your parent-child relationship is recognized under U.S. law after an international adoption.
One year after adopting an infant girl, we adopted a "special needs" child with a cleft lip and palate. Ever since his sister was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, he's become her guiding light.
Short answers to questions people ask about adoption, plus the straight facts, if you want to educate.