We left our house this morning a family of three, but the next time we walk through our front door, it will be as a family of four.
How to Adopt a Child: Learn About Becoming a Parent Through Adoption
Would you like to become a parent through adoption? Learn how to adopt a child, and how the process differs from international to domestic to foster adoption.
If your family is thinking about adopting a child of a different race, spend some time answering these six questions to help determine if it's right for you.
She went abroad intending to be an orphanage volunteer—and came back a mother.
Three years after her adoption, we returned to our daughter's Russian orphanage to visit her caregivers and friends there.
Can adoption be an act of faith after the greatest loss imaginable?
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released a new schedule of non-refundable accreditation fees to be shouldered by agencies and, ultimately, prospective families.
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. See the results of the most recent 2016-2017 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey.
“My cousin is pregnant but not ready to be a mom. She and I have discussed my adopting her baby. I realize we’ll need a lawyer, but what else will we need to do in order to adopt a family member’s child?”
How one young woman lost her family, survived a war, escaped two continents, and through the kindness of strangers found a lifelong home in Atlanta.
Following a suspension of intercountry adoption in April 2017, Ethiopia passed formal legislation banning intercountry adoption in January 2018.
The Council on Accreditations (COA) confirmed that it will withdraw as an accrediting entity at the end of 2018.
We asked our readers: How do you respond when someone asks you how long it takes to adopt? Read the answers from adoptive parents.
My partner and I thought long and hard about whether we wanted to adopt a second child. We decided to adopt a puppy-sister for our daughter instead.
The defective structure of my physical heart ultimately led my emotional heart to pause and consider—do I try for pregnancy, or for parenthood through adoption?
A lawyer explains types of misrepresentation or fraud that are classified as wrongful adoption—and what parents can do about it.
Have you considered growing your family through adoption from U.S. foster care, but don’t know where to begin? Contact the experts at AdoptUSKids for personalized guidance and the reassurance that “you don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent.”
Two families, linked by a shared adoption experience, discover that they are bound by DNA, as well.
Read the latest about the Ethiopia adoption suspension and Rwanda’s intercountry adoption program reopening.
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.