When I bought the ornament, I imagined hanging it on the tree with the child I was carrying. But after I miscarried, I packed it away for years.
Family rituals take on new meaning when we adopt a baby.
A simple ceremony with flowers and candles helped my children celebrate their love for two mothers.
When this big, multicultural family gets together for Thanksgiving, the table is laden with more than turkey and gravy.
Most parents look forward to sharing this time of the year with their children. But less is often more when it comes to holiday activities.
To the birth mother of my three children through adoption, wherever you are, I say thank you for allowing me to be their "other" mommy.
My daughter's tenth birthday was the first birthday party she'd ever had. Here's how and why we decided to redo all the others.
The story of how one transracial family reinvented their holiday traditions.
Does it seem that your child could care less about family traditions? Take another look.
You used to be the coolest mom on the block–at least in the mind of your kid. Now she rolls her eyes at everything you do. What's up?
Digital scrapbooking is the easy, new way to preserve your memories–and adoptive parents are leading the way!
Did you celebrate the day you met your child or his adoption finalization? Do you continue to mark that day every year? What do you call it? Members of our Facebook page shared their stories.
On our Facebook page, a reader asked for help: “Does anyone have suggestions for what to write on a cake to celebrate finalization?” Here are some of your ideas for topping off the icing on the cake.
Need some gift-spiration for the woman who has it all? Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide to find the perfect adoption-themed present from our sponsors.
As our children enter adolescence, we may think they've outgrown family traditions, but nothing is further from the truth.
Learn how to celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome the year of the Sheep with your family on February 19, 2015.
Teens have a lot of questions — including some about family religion.
Each year AF curates a list of “gifts that give back” – merchants that donate proceeds to charities that support adoption, children, or families.
We asked our reader panel: How did you celebrate your first Mother's Day or Father's Day? What's since become an annual tradition?
How do we celebrate the holidays? In all sorts of creative ways. Here, gifts of love exchanged by families in open adoptions, along with an assortment of customs, crafts, and recipes just right for our multicultural families.