We asked our reader panel: Have you ever been asked to explain your child's ethnic identity? How do you respond?
Great heritage ideas that dont require plane ticketsor even a full tank of gas.
Adoption: By the Numbers, the latest report from the National Council For Adoption, shows a slight increase in U.S. infant adoptions from 2007 to 2014.
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.
Many of us wonder if the Internet is the adoption wave of the future. Here's one family's story.
At night, each of this mother's three children wanted to be with mom.
Musicians—from folk singers to rappers—are tuning in to adoption to create deeply personal reflections and hummable melodies. These songs are what you need when words aren't enough.
Yes, it’s about your new family. But don’t forget to focus on your work life, too.
Adopting a baby in the United States has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. When will popular perceptions catch up with the new, healthier reality? Here, an adoptive mother dispels common myths about adopting a newborn.
For working people who want to adopt, the need to take time off without pay may put adoption beyond your financial means.
When a child joins a family with his own history, his own culture—his own name—parents may want to look beyond the pages of a baby names book.
On Your Feet Foundation's national survey provides insight into birth mothers' emotional experiences after placement and what can help them heal.
Wondering whether to raise an only child? Half of all adoptive families do. How they thrive, despite occasional (or frequent!) second thoughts.
A major study reveals that open adoption works well for everyone involved. Hear what families say is good about the process — and what could be better.
Among experts who study it and families who practice it, open adoption varies widely. Here’s a look at open adoption today.
How you respond to questions about your "single parent" status depends on who's asking...
Straddling the line between infancy and autonomy, toddlers experience adoption in unique ways. Here's what you need to know to face the challenge.
Foster adoptions decreased slightly in 2014, continuing a disheartening trend.
We scoured the blogosphere for the most funny, heartwarming, honest online reads. Our congratulations to these 18 outstanding picks!
Even as LGBT rights move irreversibly forward, some states are still trying to hold them back.