Adoption

  • Couple's Adoption May Have Involved a Kidnapping

    What would you do if you found out that the child you adopted and loved with all your heart had been kidnapped years earlier and wasn’t yours to adopt?

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  • Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

    The United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day! For those with Down syndrome and the families who love them, it's a hard fought and much celebrated victory.

  • Getting By With a Little Help From Our Friends

    Giving birth or adopting a baby is the beginning of an exciting new adventure -- but when you're in the early days of that adventure, you may feel like an anxious tourist. Parents are increasingly willing to turn to other, more experienced guides.

  • Brooke Shields Has Baby Fever!

    Brooke Shields recently revealed that she would love to have a third baby. However, given her prior bouts with postpartum depression, she is apparently quite open to the possibility of adopting!

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  • Managing the Work-Family Dilemma

    Working mothers are not all the same. Why then are 16 million working mothers treated as one undifferentiated group?

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  • Co-Parenting an Adopted Child

    As if divorce isn't hard enough, it can be even more complicated when you are trying to work out custody of an adopted child. Adoption often makes the situation emotionally more difficult for the child, and may make you concerned about what your rights are.

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    Episode 2: Q and A with the BeingDad "Pregnancy Partners" with Sam Holt - August 6, 2009. Listen Now



  • Building Baby's Brain: Parenting from Conception through Infancy

    "From the journey down the birth canal to afternoons at the park, a child will register every experience in the circuitry of his or her brain. Whenever a mother strokes her baby, whenever a father plays with his daughter or son...

  • Guidelines for Choosing an Adoption Agency or Attorney

    Choosing an adoption agency or attorney is a task in which there are several opportunities. Therefore, below is a list of suggestions of some ideas for both birthmothers and adoptive parents in making your decision.

  • Brooke Shields Has Baby Fever!

    Brooke Shields recently revealed that she would love to have a third baby. However, given her prior bouts with postpartum depression, she is apparently quite open to the possibility of adopting!

  • Relinquishing a Baby for Adoption

    I have a friend who is giving up her baby for adoption. It will be an open adoption and she is comfortable with everything happening. I'll be spending a few days around her birth with her. I know that even though this is what she wants, there is going to be an empty spot.

  • Adoption: Frequently Asked Questions

    Questions frequently asked about adoption.

  • Getting By With a Little Help From Our Friends

    Giving birth or adopting a baby is the beginning of an exciting new adventure -- but when you're in the early days of that adventure, you may feel like an anxious tourist. Parents are increasingly willing to turn to other, more experienced guides.

  • How Can I Feel Sexy in a Ketchup Stained Shirt?

    One of the things you will quickly learn about being a stay-at-home-mom is that it can sometimes be difficult to shift gears from Mommy to Hot Mama. When it's 9 p.m. and your husband is giving you that look, it can be a challenge to look at your husband with little more than indifference. Here's a few ways to make that S in SAHM stand for Sexy!

  • Benefits of Adoptions

    Adoption benefits everyone in the adoption triad. Many of these benefits are helpful to the birthmother and birthfather. Other benefits are directed at the child who is being placed for adoption and/or the adoptive parents. Adoption brings a positive ending to a challenging situation and benefits everyone involved.

  • Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

    The United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day! For those with Down syndrome and the families who love them, it's a hard fought and much celebrated victory.

  • Dogs and Storks

    Many families believe it best that they re-home their dog when a baby is joining the family. Concerns range from safety issues to lack of time. Good News! There are many proactive steps that can be taken ahead of time to help things go smoothly. Obedience, leadership as well as management are all essential keys to providing a safe and comfortable environment for all.