Adoption: By the Numbers, the latest report from the National Council For Adoption, shows a slight increase in U.S. infant adoptions from 2007 to 2014.
Each year, Adoptive Families polls newly formed families across the country to get actual information on the cost and length of time it took them to complete their adoptions. We are grateful to every one of you who took our most recent Adoption Cost & Timing Survey.
Adoptive parents share whether their children have friends who are also adoptees and, if so, how the children met.
An older mom who’s enjoyed the relative freedom of parenting teens is nervous about readjusting to more hands-on parenting when she adopts a young child. Parents who have been there offer advice.
State adoption laws are always in flux. Read on to learn what changes have been made or are being considered as 2017 began.
Readers share feedback about articles from the January 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
We asked our reader panel to describe the books they find most helpful to prospective adoptive parents. Here are some of their favorites.
We asked readers about your most treasured photos from your trips to the hospital or country where your children were born. Here are some of the most meaningful scenes and stories you shared from your adoption journeys.
Register now for the webinar “The Adoption Tax Credit,” on 3/7/17 at 2pm ET. Becky Wilmoth, EA, will provide an overview of the credit—what is covered, how and when to file for it—and answer questions.
How did you work through sibling issues/rivalries at the time of the adoption and in subsequent years? How about instances in which one child receives more attention than another or silly questions? (Is that your "real" sister?) Our readers respond.
A New Jersey law signed in 2014 went into effect on January 1, 2017, and adoptees in that state may now access their original birth certificates and other adoption records.
Readers share feedback about articles from the December 2016 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
A mother of three seeks advice on adopting her child’s birth siblings. She worries that her child will feel hurt if they don’t, but also that they won’t have the energy or resources to parent more children.
Adoptive parents and adoptees share their favorite adoption memories from the past year, including first Mother's Days, finalizing adoptions, and gaining access to open records.
Presenting our annual roundup of new memoirs, novels, children’s books, and non-fiction with adoption storylines or themes. Here are 19 notable adoption books published in 2016.
Some international adoption regulations require pre-adoption education for prospective adopters. Do you think this is a good idea? What kind of preparation did you have? Would you do anything differently?
Following Adam Crapser’s deportation to Korea in October 2016, a woman adopted from Colombia as a child was deported in December. She was forced to leave behind her young son.
A new report shows that there were more children in U.S. foster care at the end of 2015 than 2014. This is the third year this number has risen.
A new study has found that adoptees retain a subconscious knowledge of their birth language and may be able to learn the language more quickly as adults.
We asked our reader panel: "How, and why, did you choose between the different types of adoption?" This is what they shared.