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19
Oct
2020

5 Things Adoption Has Taught My Kids

Almost a year out from her family’s adoption placement, Jill reflects on what the adoption process has taught her older daughters.

5
Oct
2020

Love, Loss and Hope: Adoptive Mom Jen’s Story

Adoptive mother Jen shares her story of love and loss — and how American Adoptions helped her husband become a dad before his tragic passing.

28
Sep
2020

10 Ways to Save Money for Adoption

Saving money for your adoption can be tough. But we’ve got some tips to help you set aside the money you’ll need, and general advice for financing your path to parenthood.

11
Sep
2020

How to Bond with an Adopted Grandchild

In honor of Grandparent’s Day, we’ve gathered some helpful tips for grandparents who are unsure of how to bond with their adopted grandchild, or who are preparing to welcome a grandchild through adoption.

7
Sep
2020

The Importance of Fully Grieving Infertility: An Adoptee’s Words

An adoptee and writer at American Adoptions shares her thoughts on why it’s important for prospective adoptive parents to fully grieve infertility before they pursue adoption.

31
Aug
2020

Are Adoptive Parents Heroes? An Adoptive Mother’s Thoughts

Adoptive mom Jill explores whether adoptive parents really are “heroes” for adopting children in need of homes.

28
Aug
2020

10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who’s Adopting

Is there a would-be adoptive parent in your life? Educate yourself about the off-limit adoption conversation topics here.

17
Aug
2020

An Adoptive Mother’s Reflections on the Wait

Adoptive mom Jill looks back on her family’s 900-day wait to receiving an adoption opportunity.

14
Aug
2020

How to Talk to a Birth Mother About Your Child’s Birth Father

How can you bring up questions from your child about their birth father? These conversations with birth mothers can be tricky, so follow these five tips to be sensitive and respectful.

31
Jul
2020

6 Tips for When an Expectant Mother Goes into Labor Early

Adoptive mom Jill recounts when the expectant mother in her adoption journey went into labor early — and what other adoptive parents can learn from her experience.

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