My sons have a deep and enduring bond. So why do people need to know if they're real brothers?
Could I love a child who doesn’t look like me? Yes. More than I’ve ever thought possible.
A simple hairstyle was not so simple for a dance class full of little girls with beautiful heads of black hair.
Preschoolers are starting to notice racial differences. Adoptive parents have a responsibility to talk about them.
After a lifetime of wondering who? and why?, an adoptee set out to find some answers. The award-winning documentary that follows her birth family search has already sparked thousands of dialogues.
If we're white, we experience many benefits of unearned status because we're "the norm." But adoptive families are not considered the norm. Now what?
Sometimes teens feel left out of the in crowd. Here's how to help.
A strong connection to role models and to others who share their ethnic background is as important now as ever.
A dermatologist advises on caring for the skin and hair of a transracially adopted child.
Raised in a white community, I've just begun to embrace my heritage.
How we can help our children feel good about who they are — and where they're from.
The story of how one transracial family reinvented their holiday traditions.
I have a biracial daughter and was wondering about books, stories, and articles that address the questions that arise when the child is of mixed heritage.
If you build a positive self-image for your child, he'll be able to thrive in a world that is not always fair.
My daughter, whom I swear I just brought home yesterday, is gracefully settling into college.
The museum view of culture and heritage ignores the realities of life as a racial minority. But there is a middle ground.
Our kids both came to us at 20 months old, but bonding with each child required very different tactics.
When you and your child look different, the world wants to know why.
A new study by the University of Vermont concluded that race plays a role for some parents who adopt internationally rather than domestically. Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 41 mostly white parents who had, collectively, adopted 33 children of various ethnic and racial backgrounds from 10 different countries, as well as the United States.
Answers to your parenting questions.