The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has designated May 15, 2017 “Post-Adoption Report Day” and issued a call for families that adopted internationally to submit any missing reports to their children’s countries of origin.
Following Adam Crapser’s deportation to Korea in October 2016, a woman adopted from Colombia as a child was deported in December. She was forced to leave behind her young son.
It’s home study day and I’m not perfect yet.
Answers to your parenting questions.
View the replay of the webinar “Adoption Paperwork, Explained,” with Ketiwe Boahene, to learn about all the documentation required for your adoption home study, why you need it, and how to obtain it.
We asked our readers which items no adopting family should leave home without.
This was to have been my first summer as a mom. Instead, we're waiting for the clearing of one final hurdle.
When you’re waiting to adopt, you count each day that passes. But how should I count my daughter-to-be, who is already a part of me?
Even after we turned in our paperwork, I wasn’t 100-percent certain I was ready to adopt. But when the time was right, I knew.
Whether or not I believe in a higher being, and whether or not I frequent a house of worship, is a terrible predictor of what kind of parent I’ll be.
Waiting can be brutal, but there are some benefits. Take it from someone who endured 30 months before she got to hold her son.
Finding an adoption professional can be difficult. Here are some tips to help with your research.
The results of the 2007-2008 Adoptive Families survey.
While I was waiting to be matched, I tried to step out of the shoes of "adoptive mom" and into the shoes of "birth mom."
From the moment her image first appeared on my computer screen, I was her mother.
As we marched through the approval process, my nerve was steady, my spirits high. But my fingertips failed me.