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10 Questions to Ask When Considering Foster Care Adoption

When considering foster care adoption, there are ten important questions to ask. You can also consider private domestic adoption.

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5 Questions to Ask When Considering Transracial Adoption

When considering transracial adoption, knowing how to advocate for your child and educate them on their racial heritage is essential. Find out how.

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31 Inspiring Quotes About Adoption [Get the Tissues!]

Check out these quotes to read some perspectives from those who’ve experienced their own adoption journeys.

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10 Adoption Terms Everyone Should Know

Adoption terminology can be confusing. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 common adoption terms and what they exactly mean.

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Positive Adoption Language Matters [6 Phrases People Still Get Wrong]

Many people are not personally connected to adoption so they tend not to be as familiar with adoption terminology. Here are 6 common phrases that people still get wrong.

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3 Things Prospective Birth Moms Want to Know About Adoptive Couples

Waiting adoptive couples often wondering what birth parents look for in the people that could potentially raise their child. This guide breaks down 3 things that birth mothers like to see in hopeful adoptive parents.

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Hidden Risks of Using Social Media to Find an Adoption Opportunity

Time and again, hopeful parents turn to social media to find a pregnant woman who is considering adoption. But, is this safe? Let’s examine the risks of using social media to find an adoption opportunity, and explore alternatives for adoptive parents.

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The Fascination with the ‘Open Adoption Gone Wrong’ Narrative

The myth of the “open adoption gone wrong” scenario persists, even though more than 95% of modern adoptions are open and research backs up anecdotal claims of the benefits of open adoption for birth and adoptive parents, and especially for adoptees. So, why are people fixed on the “adoption gone wrong” narrative?

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A Very Strange Year in Review

2020 was one for the books. The entire world was affected in so many ways — including the adoption world. COVID-19 brought new challenges to adoption, but birth and adoptive families persevered. Join us in reflecting back on a very, very strange year.

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Why Do Adopted Kids Look Like Their Parents?

Whether you’re an adoptive parent or you’re an adoptee, you may have been told that you resemble a family member you’re not biologically related to. Why do so many people seem to think that adopted kids and their (adoptive) parents look alike? Here are some theories.

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