An entrustment ceremony is an powerful place to embark on our lives as adoptive parents.
When it’s time to celebrate, we take cues from longstanding traditions and blend in rituals created from scratch. The result? Ceremonies as unique as our families.
Talking with Black women about adoption became a routine part of motherhood for me, alongside diapers, homework, and the warmth I feel every time I look at my son.
When it comes to keeping their children’s birth parents an active presence in their lives, many families are thinking outside the (mailbox and in)box.
Their grandparents' love secures our children a place in the family. Here's how to teach the older generation about adoption.
If given the option, many parents choose to adopt girls. We reported on this preference, as well as the unintended consequences for the boys who are left behind, and the article has sparked quite a debate. Here's what our readers had to say.
The world knows a lot more about adoption these days, but not enough. It's our job to keep chipping away at society's biases, for the sake of our kids.
All kinds of couples, even LGBT couples, are turning to adoption to build their forever families.
The results of the 2010-2011 Adoptive Families Cost and Timing of Adoption Survey.
How to answer this and other questions about how families are formed.
Families who've waited so long for a child are eager to share the news. Families and experts weigh in on language to use and when to send announcements.
We asked our reader panel: Did you adapt your family's existing holiday traditions after adopting your child? If so, tell us how.
As more of us live with open adoption, we're seeing how it plays out in daily life — and bumping into some unanticipated wrinkles.
As more singles and gay and lesbian couples are becoming parents by way of adoption, their children may face questions from their schoolmates or tough class projects. Here's how families thrive.