adoption

  1. Family Activities

    Celebrity mom Denise Richards talks family fun, motherhood and adoption

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    Celebrity moms face the same challenges all of us do. Actress and former model Denise Richards is a single mother to three...
  2. Parenting

    Celebrities who became parents through adoption

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    We were thrilled to find out Charlize Theron just adopted a baby boy named Jackson -- and it got us thinking about other celebrities...
  3. Baby Names

    Adoption baby name tips: Birth name dilemmas and more

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    Finding the right name when you are adopting a child takes special thought and consideration. Should you change the birth name, keep...
  4. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I fought to adopt my foster son

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    Alison Sherman, 47, of Toledo, Ohio, endured fertility issues and invasive medical procedures but her greatest struggle didn’t come...
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    Katherine Heigl always knew she'd adopt

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    In a recent interview with Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine , Katherine Heigl talked about how growing up with an adopted...
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    Growing trend: Grandparents raising children

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    The statistics are startling. In the U.S. alone, more than 4.9 children are being raised by grandparents. Even more alarming, this...
  7. Baby clothes & gear

    Gifts ideas for adoptive parents

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    Baby shower and new baby gifts are predominantly focused on birth mothers and their children. Adoptive parents often find themselves...
  8. Hookups, Breakups & Babies

    The Help star announces adoption plans

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    The Help star Viola Davis has announced that she and her husband are planning on adopting a baby.
  9. Celebrity Gossip

    Kristin Chenoweth supports adoptions with Father's Day sweets

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    Glee star Kristin Chenoweth is encouraging you to take dad out for a sweet treat this Father's Day in support of adoption.
  10. Mother's Day

    How to celebrate an adoptive mom-to-be on Mother's Day

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    Becoming a mom through adoption is an incredible and life-altering experience. However, the process can be long and difficult, and...
  11. Mother's Day

    Honoring a birth mom on Mother's Day

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    When we think of a mom on Mother's Day, we usually consider a woman with children who is parenting them. However, there's an entire...
  12. Celebrity Gossip

    Angelina Jolie gets new arm tattoo, sparking baby rumors

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    Angelina Jolie debuted a new arm tattoo while meeting with refugees in Libya on Tuesday. Find out all the details on her fresh ink...
  13. Adoption

    How do you tell your family you're adopting?

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    I recently received an email from someone who asked me how I shared the news that I was adopting with my family and friends. It is a...
  14. Hookups, Breakups & Babies

    Jillian Michaels adopting a child from Africa

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    The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels reveals she is currently in the adoption process to welcome a child from Africa.
  15. Adoption

    New year, new plan: Evaluate your progress as an adoptive family

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    When you’re a family created through adoption, you don’t always have the same “start” as typical biological families. Babies and...
  16. Adoption

    My adoption story: Laurie Frankel

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    In The Atlas of Love , a woman takes on - as her own - a child she did not give birth to. The author of this SheKnows Book Club...
  17. Adoption

    Adopting at Christmas

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    Adopting at Christmas is special for parents who have been wishing to create -- or add to -- their family. However, adopting at...
  18. Adoption

    World AIDS Day: HIV-positive adoptions increasing

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    The number of adoptions for HIV positive children is on the rise, according to a report. Read on to learn more about this positive...
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    National Adoption Day

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    November is National Adoption Month, created to spread awareness about the need for permanent and loving homes for children in the...
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    National Adoption Month: An adoptive parent's perspective

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    November is National Adoption Month, originally created to bring awareness to the public about the need for families to adopt...