Jenna is a social worker at American Adoptions and an adoptee who grew up in a closed adoption. She works with pregnant women who are considering adoption. She’s also recently reunited with her birth parents. This is her adoption story.
Adoptee Diana discusses the pros and cons of using “adopt” when referring to pets, highways and everything in between. Find out what the phrase means to her here.
Have you ever thought about how adoption changes adoptees for the better? We’ve gathered 10 unique strengths that adoptees gain from their experiences here.
Gift ideas for adoptive parents to birth parents, birth parents to adoptive parents, birth parents to adoptees, adoptees to birth parents, general tips about adoption gift-giving, and more! We’ve got it covered.
In the fall finale of “This is Us,” foster care adoptee Deja discovers that her birth mom has turned her life around — and it raises complicated emotions for Deja and her adoptive parents both.
Our favorite adoption TV show dropped another important lesson in this week’s episode. Did you miss it? Read our recap here.
DNA tracking technology has completely changed search and reunion in adoption. How do you respond when you receive an unexpected phone call or email?
This week’s episode of “This is Us” showed us once again the conflicting emotions Randall experienced as a young black boy growing up in a white family. So, we’ve looked back on the last four seasons to find other informational examples of the realities of transracial adoption in the show.
The Atlantic reports on a new study from the Journal of Family Issues that looks at the effect that learning about their own adoption has on adoptees.
DNA tracking websites like Ancestry.com have fundamentally changed search and reunion for adoptees and birth parents. Are these changes good, bad, or somewhere in between?