adoption

  1. Tips & Advice

    Why we adopted children with special needs

    One couple's journey from infertility to adopting six kids the foster care system said would never find a family.
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    Helping your adopted child bond to you

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    You've welcomed a child into your heart and into your family, but how do you create a strong bond with your adopted child? We spoke...
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    Should white parents adopt minority children?

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    Families come in many different and happy shades. But are transracial adoptions really the best for everyone?
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    Heartwarming adoption photo goes viral

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    Stories of adoption can make your heart feel a spark of love, but this photo of a little girl that was just adopted from foster care...
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    Single moms by choice

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    It's one thing to become a single mom after ending a relationship with a partner. Imagine choosing to be a single mom from the...
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    How to discuss adoption with your child

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    When it comes to adoption, knowledge is power. Empower your child with the information he or she needs to develop confidently in...
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    I support children and adults with special needs

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    Growing up in a big family taught Jenny to value the support and love of her parents. As an adult, she’s embraced the foster...
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    Facebook found my mother in 2 days

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    When Cyndi’s uncle took her from her mother’s arms and delivered her to a new life as an adopted member of a new family,...
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    The reality of post-adoption depression

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    Society is made up of all sorts of families, and the women who parent these children are mothers through and through, whether...
  10. K-12

    State sued over toddler’s sex-reassignment surgery

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    In what may be the first lawsuit of its kind, a South Carolina couple is suing the state for performing sex-reassignment surgery on...
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    Why I chose to become a foster parent

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    On the heels of Kelli Higgins' "newborn" photo shoot of her 13-year-old son (who was adopted from foster care) going viral, it's...
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    Adoption photos: The moment I became a mom

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    For moms whose families were created or expanded through adoption, few things are as emotional as meeting her child for the first...
  13. Baby Names

    Baby name resolutions for new parents

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    If you are gearing up to pick the perfect baby name for your child in the upcoming year, it is time to brush up on these baby name...
  14. Television

    Rascal Flatts hosts adoption awareness Christmas special

    A Home for the Holidays is an excellent television tradition to pull on your heartstrings during the Christmas season.
  15. Family Fun

    The Odd Life of Timothy Green : What makes a family

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    The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Disney's touching movie that helps you remember what really matters in life, comes out on Blu-ray and...
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    Raising a girl to be more than pretty

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    Of course, we want our daughters to take pride in their looks, but also in all their other amazing attributes. With so much pressure...
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    Spreading awareness: National Adoption Month

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    November is National Adoption Month! The purpose of National Adoption Month is to spread awareness about the children in foster care...
  18. Television

    Oxygen Media set to premiere I'm Having Their Baby

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    Oxygen's new series "I'm Having Their Baby" provides viewers with a look at the adoption experience by chronicling birth mothers as...
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    The realities of adopting from foster care

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    As National Foster Care Month winds down, we talked to MéLisa Lomelino — a foster parent who has adopted six...
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    Two babies and no pregnancy for Jillian Michaels

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    Many people didn't know Jillian Michaels is gay until it was announced that her partner had a baby — followed by the news...