If your family is thinking about adopting a child of a different race, spend some time answering these six questions to help determine if it's right for you.
Now you need to decide if it's right for you and your family.
Have you considered growing your family through adoption from U.S. foster care, but don’t know where to begin? Contact the experts at AdoptUSKids for personalized guidance and the reassurance that “you don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent.”
This straightforward book is perfect for helping parents avoid emotional warfare.
The Safe Baby is an easy-to-follow resource that will give busy parents — adoptive or otherwise — peace of mind.
A summer heritage camp that's all about helping transracial families.
Our recommendations for online adoption resources — from government sites to attorney directories — selected by the editors of Adoptive Families magazine.
The big day is finally here. Referral or hospital address in hand, you're ready to meet your child. But before you board that plane, learn from our experts (read: adoptive parents) how to make your adoption trip the journey of a lifetime.
Great heritage ideas that dont require plane ticketsor even a full tank of gas.
We asked our reader panel to describe the books they find most helpful to prospective adoptive parents. Here are some of their favorites.
When my daughter Hope started kindergarten at her progressive school here in diverse New York City, we were both taken by surprise by the persistent, direct adoption questions she faced from classmates, questions that adults would be reluctant to pose.
Most are designed for families. Other camps are just for kids, such as Holt Adoptee Camp (right), a sleep-away experience for children ages nine to 16.
We asked our readers, "What sleep problems did you encounter after you adopted your child, and how did you handle them?" Here's what they said.
Many of us start out thinking we are simply adding a child to our life. But for the families featured here, the immeasurable joy they found through adoption inspired them to serve needs even greater than their own.
Parents share their experiences of celebrating the holidays while still waiting for their adoptions to be finalized.
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