Adoption

Considering adopting or fostering a child? Learn the ins and outs of the adoption process and the foster care system in your state, including facts on domestic and international adoption, tips on finding an agency, and a breakdown of the cost of fostering or adopting a child.

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I Reached Out to My Birth Father Because of the Pandemic and Never Heard Back, But That Just Made Me Stronger

There has been an increase in people looking for their biological parents during the pandemic. I was one of them. But the process of finding my biological roots wasn't what I hoped for and yet it's helping me heal.

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Adoption Community

Adoptions continued during the pandemic, but birth parents and adoptive families are still facing additional challenges like travel restrictions and changing hospital policies.

My Harrowing TSA Experience Reminded Me What it Means to Have a Child Who Doesn't Look Like Me

My daughter, now 6, and I had traveled several times before and never had an issue. But on this particular trip, the TSA agent uncomfortably questioned my little girl, who I adopted at birth. She was too scared to even answer. And when I vented on social media, I wasn't expecting other moms to be so insensitive.