What I wish I knew before adopting a child

The decision to adopt a child is a permanent one and shouldn’t be made on a whim. Here are some things to consider before you take the biggest step of your life.

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What to consider when deciding to adopt after infertility

After trying for a biological child, some prospective parents choose to adopt instead. And so begins the beautifully complicated path. Here’s what to look out for.

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Adopting older kids: Is it right for you?

Are you interested in adopting a teenager? Before you decide to dive into the process, here are some honest and helpful questions you should ask yourself.

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Adopting older kids: Making them feel at home

An honest and hopeful look at the joys and challenges of adopting an older child from a single mom living with and raising her 3 adopted children.

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Transracial adoption: Maintaining your child’s culture and identity in a colorful world

Transracial adoption poses identity issues for children. Here’s a thought provoking commentary on seeing the world from their perspective and helping them become an adult living in 2 different worlds.

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International adoption: Maintaining your child’s culture and identity

International adoption means taking a child from their culture of origin. An adoptive mom talks about facing her angst over this and how she keeps her son in touch with his culture of origin.

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