As we celebrate National Foster Care Month in May, grab some tissues and read the story of Lacey Dunkin, who adopted six (six!) sisters.
At first, we envisioned welcoming a baby into our home. But we soon discovered that adopting older children was right for us.
Serial adopter Angelina Jolie may get most of the press, but she's far from being the only celeb to become a mama through adoption. A slew of stars we love have done the same. Check out our list of fabulous adoptive moms -- and meet their lucky kids.
A five-year-old girl will never forget her adoption day thanks to her new parents and amazing foster care team.
"In some ways, the process of open adoption was incredibly simple. In other, it was far more complicated than we ever imagined."
When this 20-something, fertile couple decided to adopt a child, they shocked family and friends -- and so did their daughter's birth mom.
Adopting a child is such a powerful, emotional experience that it's hard for parents to put it into words. But we got four families -- who adopted in different ways -- to tell us what it's like.
One thing led to another, and we became -- unexpectedly -- twice-blessed.
"First-time parent at 41? If this is my midlife crisis, I couldn't have hoped for a sweeter one."
Think that adoption is incredibly complicated? Here, the tale of one family who got the baby of their dreams.
The extraordinary tale of a man who found an abandoned baby in a subway station and ended up with the family of his dreams.
You can practically feel the love in these powerful photos.
Adopting a special needs child can bring challenges to a family but also plenty of joy. One mother describes the emotional journey of adopting her daughter with Spina Bifida from China.
This enterprising 9-year-old Missouri boy is trying to fund his own adoption with a lemonade stand.
A mom surprises her daughters with an epic early Christmas present, tucked under the tree...a brand new baby brother!
Meet three families who chose open adoption (they keep in touch with the birth mother) and see how they make it work.
Find out which famous people were raised by adoptive families.
Adopting a child from overseas comes with a unique set of challenges. We take you through the requirements of five countries and share the lessons parents learned along the way.
A father reflects on the journey as he brings his new son home.