National Adoption Day was instituted to raise awareness about the children needing help in the foster care system. Whether you’re interested in adopting or have already adopted, here are some suggestions for celebrating National Adoption Day with your family.
In part two of this three-part series, birth mother Lindsay explores what recent adoption statistics mean for spreading awareness about all the adoption processes.
World Adoption Day is special occasion that happens every November 9. On this day, those that have been adopted and people that have adopted a child take the time to raise awareness about adoption. If you would like to learn how you can raise awareness about adoption, here are some great ideas.
To better understand what National Adoption Month may mean to her and other birth mothers, birth mother Lindsay takes a look at the history of National Adoption Month since the celebrations began in 1976.
You may have never considered adopting a child. That’s okay, because the point of National Adoption Month isn’t to convince everyone to adopt. This month is a great opportunity to spread awareness about adoption and to take action.
It’s a question we occasionally hear: What happens if you can’t pay for an adoption on time? The best practice, of course, is to do everything you can to ensure that this situation does not happen. However, life isn’t always predictable. This article explains what happens if you can’t pay for an adoption on time.
Adopted from foster care at age 5, Artreese shares her adoption story, including how she’s starting to reconnect with long-lost biological family members.
Should adoptive families have a bonding time with no visitors when they first bring home a child? Here are some resources, and a few practicalities, to consider when making your choice about whether or not to allow visitors right away:
By some estimates, there are 15 million children around the world living without parents. Why is this? Why do other cultures place babies for adoption? There are many different reasons.
When it comes to losing a child, one that we never got the chance to meet, everyone seems to be at a loss for words. Here, learn a little more about this special day, and how to honor a child that you may not have gotten the chance to meet.