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Domestic Adoption

10 Really Shocking Facts of Child Adoption

Mirah Riben | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Adoption is a long and difficult path to navigate, especially for those who have already endured years of infertility and medical procedures. But the needs of those adopting should never over-ride the best interests of the children adoption was intended to serve, even as they grow into adults.

11 Things Never To Say To An Adoptive Parent

Maria Colaco | Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents
Maria Colaco

I think people -- even today -- don't think that adoptive parents go through the same things that you do when you have a biological child.

Is Adoption Good? Rick Warren Meets Kim Kardashian

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Frank Ligtvoet

We started to question adoption. Is adoption, we thought, not often a definitive solution for temporary problems? If these problems were more seriously addressed by social services and with less time pressure, would these adoptions have been necessary?

Adoption: Child Welfare or Business?

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Frank Ligtvoet

Most workers in the adoption world are decent people, but many have one-sided perspectives, which necessarily focus on the longings and wishes of adoptive parents, who are their paying clients.

Why International Adoptions Fell In 2012

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Parents

* China biggest source of foreign adoptions, followed by Ethiopia, Russia * Falling numbers stem from Hague convention aimed at curbi...

The Day I Finally Got Custody Of My Daughter

Carrie Goldman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

You were already mine in my heart, unlimited by boundaries of law, time and place. Now you were mine on paper, too, and nobody could keep us apart.

Elena's Story: A Story on the Effects of Abandonment

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

To know Elena is to have the privilege to observe the effects of abandonment and recovery. I will tell you her story, but first I want you to know how she is beloved by her family today.