Can't get your teen to talk? Rent a movie.
What ended Russia’s intercountry adoption program with the U.S. in 2013 and why is it generating political heat again?
Films with adoption or foster care storylines, or with themes of separation, identity, or belonging, can spark tough, must-have conversations with your children. Ready to start watching—and talking? Start with one of these recommendations.
Watching an engaging TV series that features a relevant storyline is a fun, low-pressure way to get your child talking about adoption. Here are five shows that mostly get it right.
Now that your grade-schooler is reading on her own, she may rediscover some simple adoption books.
This powerful new film, based on a true story, offers a sensitive and responsible portrayal of adoption. Highly recommended for teens and adoptive parents!
The 18th annual “A Home for the Holidays” airs on December 23, 2016. The TV special raises awareness about adoption from foster care
Born in America, raised in England, and meeting her birth mother for the first time.
It's never too early to introduce your child to the benefits—and joys—of books.
Nurture your child's love of reading with tales that shine a light on diversity and adoption.
Three years after his brother’s death, at age 11, 16-year-old Aaron Saturn is just coming to terms with the loss.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption released its tenth annual 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list, recognizing companies that offer adoption benefits.
High school junior Evelyn wanted to throw off her good-girl reputation and get her parents’ attention, but never planned on getting pregnant.
Willow Chance, adopted transracially as an infant, has mastered several different languages and diagnostic medical texts by age 12.
"Cris Beam’s book about the U.S. foster care system, is important, insightful, and depressing. "
This is a beautifully honest, thoughtful, and enlightened guide.
Her expertise shines through in this comprehensive guide (not just for families pursuing a second adoption!) that’s filled with real-life examples and practical advice.
With her sister’s permission, the novelist wrote a fictionalized account of her experiences leading up to the adoption plan.
No adoptive parent should miss Wuhu Diary. This dramatic and personal narrative by Emily Prager describes a two-month trip to Wuhu, with her five-year-old daughter LuLu, to discover anything they could about LuLu's origins.
On the crowded shelf of children's books about adoption from China, don't overlook The Red Blanket, a book by Eliza Thomas, with irresistible illustrations by Joe Cepeda.