I don’t think about adoption on a daily basis; I am just a dad, after all. But when I do, it’s these moments that rise to the surface, indicative of so much else along the way.
As parents, how can you help make sure that your child and all the students at her school feel included and supported? Educate teachers about the five As!
Do you tell the teacher that your child was adopted at the start of a new school year? See parents' answers.
“My husband was advised that some adoptive parents ‘hide’ the adoption process and feign pregnancy on social media for friends and extended family. Has anyone done this?”
As parents, we are neither selfish nor selfless, but we are surely blessed.
Readers and the editors of Adoptive Families nominated worthy adoption charities to consider for a year-end donation.
The 18th annual “A Home for the Holidays” airs on December 23, 2016. The TV special raises awareness about adoption from foster care
School projects that focus on family or personal history can be challenging or painful for children who were adopted. Learn why, and what you can do to create a more inclusive environment for the entire class.
Parents weigh in on talking with their child's teacher and sharing resources at the start of a new school year.
Adoptees write letters to other adoptees, exploring the unique feelings that only one who was adopted could understand.
When I dressed up my daughter and took a portrait, was I just showing off my cute kid — or perpetuating stereotypes?
AF is pleased to excerpt the first chapter of Digging to America — our top pick for summer reading.
Betty Jean Lifton (1926-2010) was an adoption author, advocate, and close friend. I’ll miss her always.
Sharing information about your family gets trickier as your child grows older.
How one mother set out to educate her town.
Acknowledging our connection to all adoptive families strengthens our children’s place in the world.
Help journalists use language that conveys the fact that adoptive families are just like any other by passing along this suggested adoption stylebook.