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.
A versatile tool to help adoptees work through feelings and find their voice.
Adoptees write letters to other adoptees, exploring the unique feelings that only one who was adopted could understand.
Parents of young girls can read Lost Daughters to explore how their daughter might feel as she travels through life as an adoptee.
A reader reviews Saving the Dream, a novel that explores the "What if?" questions that plague many families.
View the replay of the "Creating Your Adoption Profile" webinar. Madeleine Melcher offers guidance on the most important elements of creating the profile your agency or attorney will share with expectant mothers considering adoption.
There’s no way around it — expanding your family is expensive. Can the federal adoption tax credit help?
View the replay of the webinar “Imagining Your Future Child,” with Lauren Jiang, LMSW, to learn how to decide on the age, racial identity, and medical history of the child you will be best equipped to adopt and parent.
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.
Ever since our children were babies, we've heard them, ignored them, and answered them. But how do we handle them in the preschool years?
We asked our readers which items no adopting family should leave home without.
View the replay of the webinar “Adoption Costs,” with Denise M. Bierly, Esq., and Sue Orban to learn about domestic, foster, and international adoption costs and funding strategies.
If you’re considering adoption and hearing falsehoods for family and friends, read on to get real adoption facts to debunk the fiction.
These nonfiction films are sure to open up dialogues about the subjects’ experiences and your family’s story long after the last frame.
We asked our Reader Panel: Have your school-age children been assigned any projects that were difficult for adoptees (timelines, genetics, etc.)? How did you handle the situation?
We asked our reader panel: How did you finance your adoption? Share any cost-cutting or creative financing strategies with other readers.
Digital scrapbooking is the easy, new way to preserve your memories–and adoptive parents are leading the way!
The fees are minimal to non-existent, wait times can be shorter than in private or international adoption, and there are many younger children, toddlers, and even infants available for adoption. In many cases, subsidies are available for the childs living expenses and healthcare, even after the adoption is completed.