Adoptive Parents: Add ‘American Baby’ to Your Reading List

Adoptive Parents: Add ‘American Baby’ to Your Reading List

Adoptive parents and children may wonder about the real history of adoption. Closed adoptions were the norm until about the mid-1970s. Before then, teenage and unmarried pregnant women were usually scandalized, sent to homes for unwed pregnant girls and women or to...
Dealing With Rejection as an Adoptive Parent

Dealing With Rejection as an Adoptive Parent

Kids need parents, but sometimes they don’t get to be raised by their biological parents. The world needs other adults to step in and take care of children with nowhere else to go, whether it’s fostering for a while or adopting them forever. Children in...
How To Interact with Adoptive Parents

How To Interact with Adoptive Parents

Adopting children can be the happiest time of a person’s life. Many people adopt children for a variety of reasons. And as a society, it is our responsibility to respect the decisions of others, even if we don’t necessarily agree with them. And that is precisely why...