Age limits for those adopting have been stretched or even eliminated. How might this affect the children of these "older" parents?
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Adoptive Families Cover Photo Contest! See the nine photos selected from more than 1,200 entries, and read stories from the proud parents.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the October 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Read the latest about the Ethiopia adoption suspension and Rwanda’s intercountry adoption program reopening.
“In the beginning, my son’s birth mother seemed to want a lot of contact. I send photos or updates about once a week. She hasn’t seen him in a year, however, and her family hasn’t seen him since birth. Should I back off?”
Here are five of the thoughtful letters we received.
We polled our newsletter subscribers, "How did you tell your extended family about your decision to adopt?" Here's what some of you said.
Each year AF curates a list of “gifts that give back” – merchants that donate proceeds to charities that support adoption, children, or families.
"My child is approaching an age where I am thinking about sending her to culture camp. Is this something I should pursue or not?" Our panel of adult adoptees responds.
We asked our readers: should adopting parents be allowed to choose gender? This is what real parents shared about their decisions.
Adoptive moms are passionate about their baby carriers. We asked for your favorites and here's what you said.
After the House Republicans’ November 2, 2017 tax reform proposal threatened to eliminate the Adoption Tax Credit, it has been reinstated by Committee. Learn about this vital credit and steps to enhance its benefits for children and families.
We asked our Reader Panel: Outside of your immediate family, who was the first person you told about your decision to adopt, and how did you tell them?
We asked our readers: How did you decide whether to introduce the topic of adoption at your child's school? What actions did you take, if any, to start explaining adoption to classmates or teachers? What advice do you have for other parents about how to best interact with your child's teachers?
Take the 2016-2017 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey on the average adoption cost and timing of the domestic, foster, or international adoption process, and see results from previous years.
Real-life advice from the Adoptive Families community on understanding openness, navigating visits and contact, explaining birth siblings, and more.
We asked our readers: What talent or trait do you see in your child that must be from his or her birth family? Read the answers from adoptive parents.
The Council on Accreditations (COA), which provides Hague accreditation for international adoption agencies in the U.S., may cease duties as an accrediting entity.
Read the latest about the Ethiopia adoption suspension and a recent reversal in international adoption statistics.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption released its eleventh annual 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list, recognizing companies that offer adoption benefits.