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.
Birth parents and adoptive parents have fears about open adoption. Most of the time, these fears come from believing myths about what open adoption is really like. Here are some of the most common concerns, and how to conquer them.
Modern video games continue to simulate real‐life experiences every year. But what about going so far as recreating an adoption? While there are only a few options, find out what the best games with adoption elements are here and what to keep an eye out for if you’re looking for a realistic experience.
Bonding time is important for all new families, but sometimes it is difficult to get that process started, especially when friends and family members are eager to meet your new addition.
More than 9 out of every 10 women who choose adoption for their babies request some degree of contact with the adoptive parents. Why? The benefits of open adoption for birth moms are numerous, but below we’ve listed some of the most notable reasons for a woman to feel more comfortable with an open adoption.
As the school year approaches yet again, teachers are preparing to welcome an ever-increasing diversity of students and families into their classrooms. The makeup of the American …
Building an open adoption relationship can seem intimidating. If this is how you’re currently feeling, it’s completely understandable. Please remember that American Adoptions will always be here to help you facilitate this relationship and set boundaries when needed.
“Why was I placed for adoption?”
First she was an adoptive mother through a closed adoption, then a birth grandmother in an open adoption. One woman tells her story of faith, fate, and of being on two sides of the adoption triad.