Adoption

No matter which side of the adoption triad you find yourself--adoptee, birth parent, or adoptive parent--there is ample information available to you. You'll read about adopting domestically and internationally, what to experience during pregnancy and how to sort through your options for an unplanned pregnancy, how to sort through emotions as an adult adoptee and how to begin the reunion journey, and advice for foster parenting and general parenting.

There is support available to all members of the triad--support groups, professional counselors, adoption professionals, and family and friends. Even though you may feel like it, you're never alone. If you need support, reach out for it. There is no reason to feel ashamed or embarrassed. It takes courage to ask for help, no matter your situation. You can also share your experiences and your wisdom with others in similar situations.

Whether you're looking to place or to adopt, it's important to sort through all of your options. Take the time to research and study. Don't make a final decision until you're ready. Once you feel that you're ready for the next few steps of your journey, move forward with hope and confidence.

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Adoption Articles

According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway, interracial adoption is one in which a child of a certain ethnic group is placed with adoptive parents of another ethnic group. This also applies to children who look racially different from their parents. Until recently, interracial, or transracial, adoption was something that caseworkers tried to avoid in domestic adoptions. With the changing demographics of available adoptable children more people are starting transracial...

Adoption Blogs

The Outside Looking In
My daughter met a new friend last year towards the end of the  school year in the after school...
Are My Past Choices Linked to...
    Before I started the search for who I am, the search for my roots, my life had been full of ups and downs.   I am...

Adoption Forums

Educate me on Reunification Day
Our FS is RU sometime in the next week, we do not have an exact date yet, more than likely we will only be given only...
Unaccompanied immigrant children...
I've seen all the news about the unaccompanied immigrant children and some of them are being "housed" about...

Parent Profiles

Hi, we are Mike and Amy. We look forward to expanding our family through adoption. Thank you for taking a glimpse into our life as you search for a family that will be a good fit for you... [more]

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Adoption Photo Listing

Timothy (TX / 15 / M)
Timothy is a very inquisitive youth with a big imagination. He is able to turn anything into a toy. He likes to tell jokes and act silly. He is very close to his older... [more]

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