Many new books with adoption storylines or themes were published in 2013. Here are your favorites, for parents and children, with our picks added to the list.
Looking Back: “Where Do I Belong?”
In the film “Outside Looking In,” a transracial adoptee explore the complexities of his identity.
Timing of Adoption Update: 2012-2013
The results of the 2012-2013 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
Cost of Adoption Update: 2012-2013
A comparison of costs for domestic and international adoptions, the cost of adoption uncertainties, and more–data from our 2012-2013 Cost & Timing of Adoption Survey.
Readers’ Favorite Adoption Parenting Guides
Readers pick their favorite books to guide parents through the adoption process.
Timing of Adoption Update: 2010-2011
The results of the 2010-2011 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
Timing of Adoption Update: 2009-2010
The results of the 2009-2010 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
Cost of Adoption Update: 2009-2010
A comparison of costs for domestic and international adoptions, the cost of adoption uncertainties, and more — data from our 2009-2010 Cost & Timing of Adoption Survey.
Getting the Adoption Call
We asked our readers to share their stories about getting the adoption call. Where were you? How did you react? Read how they received the joyful news!
Ask AF: What’s the Big Secret?
My 8-year-old has always seemed comfortable about adoption. Recently, though, he’s been telling classmates that he was adopted, but asking them to keep it secret. Should I be worried?
Share Your Story: Evolving Holiday Traditions
We asked our reader panel: Did you adapt your family’s existing holiday traditions after adopting your child? If so, tell us how.
Transracial Adoption: A History in Black & White
What have we learned over 30 years—and what are we doing now to offer our children a better understanding of who they are?
Smart Ways to Save on Adoption Travel Expenses
Adoption travel is often one of the biggest categories of the total cost of adoption, thanks to multiple or extended trips to an international destination, or the wait for termination of birth parent rights in a domestic adoption. But families can save hundreds of dollars on travel costs.
Ask AF: Sleep Disturbances
Answers to your parenting questions.