The vast majority of our children have birth siblings, yet parents may wonder how to approach the topic. Adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees share how they talk about biological siblings, and build brother-sister bonds. | BY BARBARA HEREL
As a teen with six siblings through foster adoption, I get a lot of questions about my large, “strange” family. So how do I reply? | BY JULIA BAXTER
More than a decade ago, I was hopefully working my way toward an adoption from China. After a tragedy derailed my plans, I wound my way to family in an entirely different way. | BY MICHELLE PARIS
Presenting our annual roundup of new memoirs, novels, children’s books, and non-fiction with adoption storylines or themes. Here are 19 notable adoption books published in 2016.
Adoptive parents and adoptees shared their favorite adoption memories from the past year, including first Mother’s Days, finalizing adoptions, and gaining access to open records.