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Aug
2022

How to Enter Our Back to School Video Contest 2022!

It’s Back-to-School month and we are celebrating by announcing our first ever video contest! We want to see your favorite school-related cell phone video clips of your child or children. All ages are welcome!

Here’s how to enter:

  • Download the Cinebody App*
  • Create …
  • 1
    Jul
    2022

    Adoptive Families: Get the Most out of Your Adoption Experience

    Getting to know the birth parents early in the adoption process can lay an important foundation. In future conversations with your child, you’ll be able to talk to them about their adoption story. But, many adoptive families likely don’t know …

    29
    Apr
    2022

    How Soon After Birth do Adoptive Parents Take Custody of the Baby?

    An important part of placing your baby for adoption is choosing the adoptive family that will raise your child. However, while this time can be an exciting part of the adoption process, trying to find the right family can lead to a lot of …

    15
    Apr
    2022

    How Far Along is the Birth Mother When Picking a Family?

    Making the decision to pursue adoption is the first step on your journey toward parenting. With so much to look forward to in the coming months, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. However, there is one particular aspect of every adoption that …

    15
    Feb
    2022

    Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

    Black History Month is an important time to learn more about American history. Read on to learn new ways you and your family can experience Black History month together.

    8
    Feb
    2022

    How to Enter Our 2022 ‘Love at First Sight’ Photo Contest

    The first time a parent and child meet is a life-changing moment. If you managed to capture that moment on camera, we want to see it!

    We’re inviting American Adoptions birth and adoptive parents to submit their “Love at First Sight” photos for our 2022 …

    15
    Jan
    2022

    Why Do We Have to Pay Expenses That Were Incurred Before We Were Matched?

    As you’ve spent some time researching the adoption process for hopeful adoptive families, you may have stumbled upon something known as “living expenses” or “birth mother expenses.” These are fees that all adoptive parents pay to cover all pregnancy- and adoption-related costs for the …

    3
    Jan
    2022

    5 Biggest Qualities Birth Parents Are Looking for in Adoptive Families

    As a hopeful adoptive parent, you simply want to provide a child with a happy, loving home. That is a selfless, beautiful and heroic decision. But, you may be asking, “What are birth parents really looking for in adoptive families?” That’s why we’re here …

    28
    Dec
    2021

    Our 2021 Winter Wonderland Photo Contest Winners!

    We know everyone celebrates the holidays a little differently, so we’re thrilled to see your holiday traditions this year!

    Thanks to all who entered this year’s Winter Wonderland Photo Contest. Now, without further ado, check out our winners, as chosen by you:

    15
    Dec
    2021

    5 Ways to Support Someone Who Is Adopting during the Holidays

    Do you have a loved one who is adopting during this holiday season? There are many ways you can support them. We’re here to explain how you can do just that.

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