American adoptive families encouraged to celebrate their foreign-born child's traditions

I came across this very interesting little piece that appeared in the New York Times the other day about American families raising adopted children fr...

Adoption scammer confronted on Dr. Phil

I've never seen an episode of Dr. Phil, but I wished I had seen these two episodes. Apparently, last week a woman who scammed a family who thought the...

Website assists in identifying adoption scammers

It's every prospective adoptive parent's worst nightmare. A birthmother promises that she has chosen you to be the adoptive parent of her baby, but wh...

Debunking preconceived notions about adoption

For all of us who have either adopted or are planning to adopt, this piece does a good job of debunking some of the preconceived (i.e., inaccurate) no...

The dark secrets behind Guatemalan adoptions

Adoptions from Guatemala have proved very popular over the past few years. There were nearly 4,500 completed last year, and it looks like more will ta...

Florida governor seeks to create office to oversee adoptions within state

You have to give Florida Governor Charlie Crist some credit for trying to make adoption easier and more affordable in his state. Besides proposing an ...

Michigan woman defrauds three adoptive couples

This is the kind of story that puts fear into the hearts of every prospective adoptive family. It turns out a Michigan woman defrauded three(!) adopti...

Proposed legislation in New Hampshire will allow same-sex couples to adopt in all 10 counties

Legislation has been proposed in New Hampshire that will allow same-sex couples to adopt in all 10 of the state's counties. Currently, probate judges ...

Writer says gay adoption does not support children's development

This is another one of those editorials written by a vice president from the Focus on the Family organization that pretty much lays to waste the idea ...

Birthmother finds daughter on MySpace

It's been said that Web 2.0 social networking sites like MySpace and Friendster bring people together, but this story really brings the point across. ...

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