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.
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.
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.
Much like the trimesters of pregnancy, I moved through phases of worry, disbelief, and pure joy while I waited to adopt.
We asked our readers: should adopting parents be allowed to choose gender? This is what real parents shared about their decisions.
After the House Republicans’ November 2, 2017 tax reform proposal threatened to eliminate the Adoption Tax Credit, it has been reinstated by Committee. Learn about this vital credit and steps to enhance its benefits for children and families.
We asked our Reader Panel: Outside of your immediate family, who was the first person you told about your decision to adopt, and how did you tell them?
Take the 2017-2018 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey on the average adoption cost and timing of the domestic, foster, or international adoption process, and see results from previous years.
The Council on Accreditations (COA), which provides Hague accreditation for international adoption agencies in the U.S., may cease duties as an accrediting entity.
Read the latest about the Ethiopia adoption suspension and a recent reversal in international adoption statistics.
“We just found out that we won’t be able to adopt the child we’ve been fostering. How do we tell the child, and explain to our older daughter?”
Make the most of your digital presence, and avoid scams or pitfalls with these six steps.
More might be merrier, but the family dynamic is sure to change.
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.