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8 Reasons Why Adoption is a Miracle Option

Oprah hit the nail on the head she said: “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother”. So many thousands of lucky children are adopted in America, and given an opportunity to live and thrive as part of a loving home. As the National…

For National Adoption Day, 10 Hollywood Adoptions!

 Thanks to A-list couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood has put adoption in the spotlight. In celebration of National Adoption Day on November 23, we’re taking a look at 10 high-profile adoptive parents such as Hugh Jackman, Mariska…

Deaf Girl Hears for the First Time

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After being abandoned at only eight-months old, five-year-old Jayde Scholl spent her first four years in Chinese orphanage. Luckily, she was adopted by a loving Tulsa family and her new mom just happened to be an audiologist who quickly realized…

Open Adoption: When Child Wants to Meet His Birth Mother

Aren’t you scared that he will want to meet his birth mother one day? I am sometimes asked this by well-meaning acquaintances or people who have reached out to me because they are interested in adoption. When I hear that question, what I…

10 Great Picture Books Celebrating Adoption & Multicultural Families

There is nothing more affirming for a child than seeing himself somehow reflected in the books he reads. From becoming a big brother to learning how to share, little kids love to see the characters in their books—whether they are bears and…

6 Must-Read Books On Adoption

Just weeks ago, my four year old son asked for a little sister. That question resulted in an interesting conversation, but there was probably a striking difference from what would have been talked about in most homes. You see, my little boy…

How to Build Attachment With Your Child After Adoption

Four years ago, my husband and I traveled to Ethiopia to meet and bring home our son. As I reflect on our four years together as a family, I know that our most important work was done in those early days, weeks, and months where we worked…

Our Little Roses Ministry Helps Poor Girls in Honduras

Our Little Roses Ministry (OLR)in San Pedro Sula (Honduras) is a loving home for 73 orphans—poor or abused girls who otherwise would have no place to go. There are no governmental social services or funds for Honduran children who become…

Charlize Theron Talks Adoption on Ellen

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Charlize Theron isn’t just amazingly beautiful and talented, she’s also a single mom with a huge heart. Shortly after giving two rescue puppies a home, she adopted a brand new baby boy. In an appearance on The Ellen Show last spring, she…