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1
Apr
2020

5 Tips for Open Adoption During COVID-19

How can you maintain open adoption when in-person contact isn’t an option? We’ve gathered five ideas to keep you healthy and keep your post-placement relationship happy.

30
Mar
2020

My Life as an Adoptee: Jenna’s Story

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.

27
Mar
2020

8 Things Same-Sex Adoptive Parents are Tired of Hearing

We’ve all heard our fair share of insensitive or ignorant comments about adoption. But, when you’re an LGBT parent, you get a whole different set.

23
Mar
2020

‘Adopting’ Pets and Highways: An Adoptee’s Perspective

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.

20
Mar
2020

9 Tips for Self-Care During the Adoption Process: Expectant Parents

Making an adoption plan can be tough. But, as you’re trying to do what’s best for your baby, don’t forget to take care of yourself, too.

18
Mar
2020

3 Adoption Lessons We Learned From Last Night’s “This is Us”

What if Jack Pearson hadn’t died? How would that have impacted adoptee Randall? The answers may surprise you. Find out what we learned in this week’s episode here.

16
Mar
2020

9 Tips for Self-Care During the Adoption Process: Adoptive Parents

When you’re in the adoption process, it’s easy to get caught up in the legal and practical requirements. But, don’t forget to pay attention to your mental and physical well-being, too!

13
Mar
2020

Coronavirus Update: What Adoptive Families Need to Know

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, some families have come to us with concerns about how the outbreak could impact their adoptions. We have provided answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below.

13
Mar
2020

3 Deeper Things to Look for in an Adoptive Family

If you’re ready to start looking for the perfect adoptive family, check out three things that will make your search a little easier.

9
Mar
2020

The Adoptive Grandparents’ Guide to Disruptions

It’s one thing to personally experience an adoption disruption, but it’s another thing entirely to watch it happen to someone you love so dearly. If you’re a hopeful adoptive grandparent, you’re understandably worried about the right things to do and say in a situation like this.

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