When Megan was born, her birth mother, Kendra, planted a tree in her backyard. Every year on Megan's birthday, Kendra decorates the tree and sends photos of it to Megan, in honor of their special bond.
Do you know of any books, like I Wish for You a Beautiful Life: Letters from the Korean Birth Mothers of Ae Ran Won to Their Children, written for kids adopted from China?
I heard an interview with Jennifer Gilmore on Fresh Air and I thought she made the process sound miserable—a ridiculously long wait with one scam after another
Although the "ABC" concept makes it seem that this would be a book for younger kids, this collaboration between an adoptive mother and her daughter tackles weighty topics.
Use this guide to plan a family movie night or two this season. These flicks will captivate your kids, and open up adoption talks long after the credits have rolled.
The narrator, Chelsea, adopted from foster care, explains what adoption means and how it feels to be adopted.
Domestic adoption in the United States has undergone a seismic shift in the last 30 years. When will popular perceptions catch up with the new, healthier reality?
17 simple and effective ways to bring adoption into the classroom.
After a lifetime of wondering who? and why?, an adoptee set out to find some answers. The award-winning documentary that follows her birth family search has already sparked thousands of dialogues.
We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 expert- and reader-recommended apps for prospective parents and new families.
In 2015, parents in the United States adopted 5,648 children from 89 different countries. The number of intercountry adoptions completed by parents in the U.S. has steadily dropped since 22,884 children were adopted in 2004.
My 11-year-old son has been saying he’d like to meet his birth family.
Sally Donovan's memoir is an honest portrayal of the challenges of adopting from foster care.
Answers to your parenting questions.
I’d like to blog to document our adoption process, and keep far-flung families up-to-date, but I’m not tech-savvy.
While not overtly an adoption story, Wish, by Matthew Cordell can help a child understand how his parents hoped and dreamed for his arrival.
Author Tom LaMarr and his wife thought they had plenty of time to have a kid — until they didn't.
Lost Daughters, a collaborative writing project focused on female adoptees, has added another gem to their collection.
Adoptees write letters to other adoptees, exploring the unique feelings that only one who was adopted could understand.
Kristin Harmel skillfully tackles love, loss, and the power of communication in this moving novel.