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?
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.
17 simple and effective ways to bring adoption into the classroom.
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.
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.
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.
Parents of young girls can read Lost Daughters to explore how their daughter might feel as she travels through life as an adoptee.
We scoured the blogosphere for the most funny, heartwarming, honest online reads. Our congratulations to these 18 outstanding picks!
AF's 2011 picks for best adoption books.
After 40 years, the Joint Council for International Children’s Services has shut its doors.
Everyone touched by adoption should check out these powerful memoirs, by a birth mother and an adoptee.