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Adoptive Families‘ annual gift-giving directory presents a selection of heritage and adoption products from our sponsors.
We asked our reader panel: Have you ever been asked to explain your child's ethnic identity? How do you respond?
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan for allowing state-funded adoption agencies to turn away qualified LGBT prospective parents.
Our recommendations for online adoption resources — from government sites to attorney directories — selected by the editors of Adoptive Families magazine.
An adoptive parent wonders how to respond to an only child who keeps asking for a sibling. Real parents share their advice and stories.
A seven-year-old adoptee from China shares her thoughts on an illustrated children's book about adoption.
Do you tell the teacher that your child was adopted at the start of a new school year? See parents' answers.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the August 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the July 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
“My husband and I are working to adopt from foster care. How do we transition a child from calling us our first names to calling us ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’?”
If you traveled domestically to adopt, what's one piece of advice you can give others as they prepare to do the same? See parents' answers.
In July 2017, China announced updated requirements regarding the composition of the prospective adoptive family and the timing of applications.
When you and your child don't look alike, the world wants to know why. Parents who adopted transracially share how they explain strangers' questions and comments to their children.
“My husband was advised that some adoptive parents ‘hide’ the adoption process and feign pregnancy on social media for friends and extended family. Has anyone done this?”
What ended Russia’s intercountry adoption program with the U.S. in 2013 and why is it generating political heat again?
Readers share feedback about articles published in the June 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Readers share their registry experiences—and tell us which companies have adoption-friendly options.
Keep in mind that your goal is to connect with the right expectant mother for you. Successful adoptions occur when prospective adoptive parents and birth parents make a strong pre-birth connection. So, resist making yourself into something you're not.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the May 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.