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When Connecting with Your Birth Culture Isn’t Easy: Adoptees

Connecting to birth culture comes naturally for some adoptees but seems impossible for others. If you find it hard to connect, you’re not alone.

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Adoptees Adoptive Family

6 Ways to Honor a Birth Mother on Mother’s Day

If you’re an adoptee or an adoptive family, you may be unsure of how to show a birth mother just how much she means to you. If that’s the case, check out some tips for honoring a birth mother on Mother’s Day.

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What is a Search Angel?

Adoption Search Angels can help biological family members reconnect. Who are they, how can you get involved and what should you know before using a Search Angel yourself?

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Adoptees

What if I Don't Want to Meet My Birth Parents?

If you’re an adoptee, you’ve probably been told your whole life that every person like you wants to meet their birth parents. But, what if you have no desire to? You’re not alone.

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Adoptees Birth Parent

Why Some Birth Parents Don’t Want to Be Found

When you begin your search for a birth parent, the possibilities are endless. But what if your dreams are shattered by a rejection?

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When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Birth Family Search: 5 Tips

If your adoptive parents don’t support your search for your birth parents, you probably feel betrayed, angry and disappointed. What can you even do in this situation?

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Adoptees Adoptive Family General

Incorporating Your Child’s Birth Culture in Your Holiday Traditions

It’s that time of year again! Our favorite holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas, are just around the corner. But have you thought about other holidays around the world, including those that are a part of your child’s heritage? Check out some fun ways that you can include your child’s birth culture into your holiday celebrations.

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Adoptees Adoptive Family General

Celebrate National Adoption Day!

It’s the Saturday before Thanksgiving, and you know what that means. It’s National Adoption Day! Check out some simple ways that you can celebrate with your family right here.

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Adoptees Adoptive Family Birth Parent General

World Adoption Day

World Adoption Day is all about celebrating everyone whose life has been touched by adoption. Learn more here about how you can get involved.

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Adoptees Birth Parent

Your Guide to DNA Reunion Etiquette

With the rise in popularity of DNA sites like 23andMe, it’s easier than ever for adoptees and birth parents to find each other. But, before that day finally comes, there are some things to consider during your search.

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