Communication, Communication, Communication

Did you check out our Top 10 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew webinar? Our panelists answered some pretty tough questions and openly told us about their histories. Throughout the webinar, there was one really strong theme for adoptive families -- create open lines of communication with your kids

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All Internationally Adopted Kids are At-Risk for Malnutrition

Don't let a child's outward appearance fool you. All internationally adopted children--even "chubby," "stocky," and "solid-looking" ones--are at risk for malnutrition! Sometimes, it's quiet obvious; they come home in bodies that are clearly aching for food. WASTING Wasting typically results from acute malnutrition that occurs due to a calorie deficit (low calorie intake

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Adoption: As Seen On TV

Adoption is portrayed in a variety of ways on television and in movies, but most of the time, the depiction of adoption is outrageous or even offensive. In the past we've seen a teenage birthmom in Glee change her image and attempts to reclaim custody of a child she placed

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Why Would They Do That?

We were all disheartened by Russia's recent decision. It brought some great questions from our community. How do we talk to our kids about decisions that are made by their birth countries that we don't agree with? Like many issues we talk about it's important to understand where your child is

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Discussion, advice and a few of our favorite experts. All for families formed through adoption.