I haven't decided not to tell my daughter's preschool that she was adopted, but, so far, I haven't told.
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?
I felt frustrated, thinking I'd never learn how to cornrow. Now, I show others how to care for tight, curly hair.
How adoptive parents feel about the adoption storyline on NBC's Parenthood
We asked our reader panel: How did you finance your adoption? Share any cost-cutting or creative financing strategies with other readers.
On our Facebook page we asked readers: Adoption stories often involve serendipity. Please share any amazing coincidences that arose on your journey to family. Here are some of your responses
On our Facebook page we asked readers: After you decided to adopt, who was the first person you told? What did he or she say? Here are some of your responses.
We asked AF readers to share their stories. Here's what they said!
On our Facebook page, we asked readers, How did you choose your child's name? Did you have input from his birth family? Or did you keep her original name? Here's what you said:
We asked, you answered! How adaptable is your child?
With reader recommendations, and a few picks of our own, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best apps for adoptive parents and parent-to-be.
Should you tell the teacher that your child was adopted? What happens when your child doesn't share your ability to learn? Parents share advice and offer support on these and other questions.
We asked our readers: "What did you do to welcome your child into your family?" Here are some of the letters we received!
We asked our reader panel: How did you celebrate your first Mother's Day or Father's Day? What's since become an annual tradition?
After the initial adjustment stages, parents who adopt older kids often say, "Why didn't someone tell me that?" Here are eight of the lessons families I've worked with over the past 25 years have learned.
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.
How AF readers help their kids learn about their heritage
With this jocular yet telling treatise on adoption in the movies, journalist Susan Avery offers some reviews of popular films to help you decide what's right for your family.
I've reached a point in life where both my young daughter and my aging mother depend on me. Can I afford to be fragile?
Looking back at her sometimes difficult transition to family life, a mom describes learning to take care of herself as well as her daughter.