Birth Parents, discriminination, Domestic Adoption, Uncategorized

Why do people think Birth Mothers have no morals? WHY?!?!?!

“They are a strong, Christian, pro-life family. They figured I must have had morals, since I kept him,” Stephanie said. ~ fwdailynews.com This statement ruined an otherwise great article I was reading about a woman who found herself pregnant at a young age and kept her baby. She continued with school, was able to pull… Continue reading Why do people think Birth Mothers have no morals? WHY?!?!?!

Adoption Books & Movies, Attachment, discriminination, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, multicultural families, multiracial families, Open Adoption, Parenting

September Book Reviews

All reviewed books are available in our branch offices or in our online store. You Can Adopt: An Adoptive Families Guide: by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley - From Adoptive Families magazine, the country’s leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and… Continue reading September Book Reviews

adoption laws, discriminination, International Adoption, Parenting

New CDC rule has devastating impact on internationally adopted children.

New CDC regulations have been instituted for China beginning July 1, which indicate that immigrants to the US, including adopted children over the age of two, must undergo a successive series of tests to indicate that they are free of TB, and if they fail the screening, they are required to wait until full treatment… Continue reading New CDC rule has devastating impact on internationally adopted children.

adoption laws, discriminination

Adoptee Rights Demonstration

Adoptee Rights Demonstration 11 am July 21, 2009 Philadelphia, PA All Americans, adopted or not, have a right to access government records about their own lives.  This rally will coincide with the opening day of the Legislative Summit of the National Conference of State Legislators. Adult adoptees in most of the advanced, industrialized nations of… Continue reading Adoptee Rights Demonstration

discriminination, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting

Adopting Across Racial & Cultural Lines

Caucasian families adopting across racial and cultural lines through avenues such as international adoptions from China, Vietnam, Guatemala, India, etc, and domestic adoption of African-American and Latino children are on the rise. Caucasian families deciding to adopt through these avenues need to be aware that once they adopt, they are no longer considered to be… Continue reading Adopting Across Racial & Cultural Lines