Six families share their amazing stories about the power of birth sibling connections.
The tragic loss of our son's birth mother was followed by a powerful new connection with his birth family.
In the second part of our family's adoption odyssey, we meet our new daughters and confront their past — and look to our future together.
Our youngest son's birth mother is having a baby. How will all of our kids relate to this new birth sibling?
Taking my daughter to visit her birth mother, I found that, while shared genes make them alike in some ways, it’s shared experiences that make us family.
Parents who know that one child was placed for adoption while a sibling was not may wonder how to explain it in a way their child can understand.
A parent who placed a child for adoption wonders how to go about explaining a biological sibling to her current children. Adoption expert Brenda Romanchik answers.
Parents who adopted non-identical twins who have different skin tones wonder how to hand comments about adoption and race. Deborah Johnson offers advice on responding.
“Our 10-year-old daughter recently asked if she has any brothers or sisters. She does, but we don’t know how to start explaining.” Kathleen Silber offers advice.
A mother wonders how much contact is best for her son and his biological siblings. Jayne Schooler weighs in.