The story of Davion Navar Henry Only may have finally come to an end.
At 10, Julia is fully attached to my husband and me. We are a solid forever family, the three of us. But our daughter is still reticent about investing passion elsewhere. There are no posters of Justin Bieber in her room. There is no friend from school she calls her BFF. Not one thing that really, really matters.
You’ve made the decision to adopt. How do you tell friends and family? Use the following letters as guides when composing your own.
View the replay of a webinar with Lori Holden to learn about open adoption and hear answers to commonly asked questions from adoptive parents.
On Friday, Ohio became the 12th state to provide access to original birth certificates for adoptees. Hundreds of adoptees lined up at the Ohio State Department in Columbus to request copies of their state-held birth certificates, newly available thanks to a law that went into effect that day. The legislation, signed into law in 2013,…
Our expert explains how contact with birth grandparents can be beneficial for children, and the guidelines for setting up a relationship that will last.
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View the replay of a webinar with social worker Stella Gilgur-Cook, LCSW, to learn about the adoption home study process and hear answers to commonly asked questions from prospective adoptive parents.
Adoptive parents who adopted their child internationally from Korea wonder how best to honor her birth name when the name has already been legally changed.
Stop wondering how your child feels about adoption and start listening to the many adult adoptees who are sharing their experiences.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has raised the maximum adoption tax credit 2015 to $13,400, to account for inflation.
Jared Cassedy, a Korean adoptee, was awarded the second annual Grammy Music Educator title from The Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation.
View the replay of a webinar with adoption medicine specialist Sarah Springer, M.D., FAAP, to learn why sleep problems are common in children after adoption, and get her advice and solutions.
Robert Refsnyder, a Korean adoptee, hopes to become the Yankees’ starting second baseman after playing in the minor leagues.
Several states have proposed legislation that would grant adoptee rights to access their original birth certificates and other records in 2015.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Justice’s Department of Adoptions updated the criteria for Hague Convention intercountry adoption to the United States.
When it comes to keeping their children’s birth parents an active presence in their lives, many families are thinking outside the (mailbox and in)box.
While a meal might seem trivial at one level, it may also be filled with lessons about identity, culture, and family.
With her swollen belly, my classmate reminded me of my own first mother. People expected her to be ashamed, but I wondered, how can someone be ashamed of the mother without also being ashamed of the baby?
When we adopted our son’s biological sister, it felt both eerily similar and completely different.