An adopted teenager may find it easier to open up to an adoptee mentor than to a parent, and mentoring a younger adopted child can bring joy and confidence.
Adoption Parenting Advice & First-Person Stories
Adoption experts offer parenting advice and real parents share personal stories about raising adopted children.
An adoptive mom reviews Adopting on Your Own, Lee Varon's guide to the wide variety of issues unmarried men and women face when building a family.
We want the best for our children — and sometimes that means saying no.
She has her backpack, pencils, and notebook. But does she know how to field adoption questions that might come her way?
When it comes to adoption, instructors need to check their curriculum and their stereotypes.
Though it is sometimes tough to do, preschoolers need you to set limits.
Be open to the idea that your moody teenager may benefit from counseling.
The growing number of one-parent households, availability of adoption subsidies in most states for children with special needs, and agencies' desire to find homes for children who are older or who have disabilities are driving the acceptance of single-parent adoption.
The more you involve the grandparents (and aunts, uncles, and cousins, too) in you adoption process, the more your child feels like part of the clan.
Try to resist joining in your teen's power struggles.
As children get older, they come to understand that everyone experiences loss.
Who can teach an adolescent boy to open up? You guessed it.
We were told that our daughter was six when she was adopted, but she seems much younger. Is there a medical test to determine her age accurately?
Written by two HCV postitive women, this book can help adoptive parents understand and manage the hepatitis C virus.