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Best Blog Posts of 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we would like to recognize some of the most impactful blogs we published this year. These blogs are great resources for all members of the adoption triad, and we hope that you can benefit from the information provided! Things to Consider Before You Adopt Transracially  Transracial adoption is very… Continue reading Best Blog Posts of 2021

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5 Easy Tips to Celebrate Your Child’s Culture

One common fear adoptive parents have when it comes to transracial adoption is celebrating and teaching their children about their traditions. It is important to teach your child about their own culture to connect to their heritage. It is a sense of identity that they will come to need in the future, so it is… Continue reading 5 Easy Tips to Celebrate Your Child’s Culture

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Introducing Adopted Siblings to Your Biological Child

Many families who consider becoming adoptive parents already have biological children. This creates a unique dynamic between the children. When properly informed, biological children are more than ready to accept their new sibling; however, preparing them for a new sibling can be quite tricky. Because of the delicate nature of this, we've collected some tips… Continue reading Introducing Adopted Siblings to Your Biological Child

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Considering becoming a transracial family

If you’re thinking about becoming a transracial family, there is a lot to consider. Adopting transracially goes so far beyond educating oneself on hair care and celebrating black history month. In addition to your commitment to basic parental duties, there is a commitment to caring for your child’s racial wellbeing.    Here are just a few… Continue reading Considering becoming a transracial family

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Adoption Holiday Traditions

Maybe you celebrate Christmas or maybe Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, but there is no denying that the festive holiday season is upon us. A lot of families practice different traditions, especially the families that are built through adoption. Through some research and reaching out to adoptive families, we compiled some holiday tips and traditions that highlight… Continue reading Adoption Holiday Traditions

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October Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. My Sister Abby by Allison Barberi - Simple story of a young girl whose family adopts another… Continue reading October Book Reviews 2014

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Adoption in the Classroom: Back to School Edition

Summer has ended and it’s time to send the kiddos back to school. Sometimes discussing adoption can be tricky when speaking with school aged children who don’t have a personal connection to adoption, so we compiled some ways for teachers and parents to incorporate conversations about adoption into the classroom and household. A good place… Continue reading Adoption in the Classroom: Back to School Edition

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August Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. The Zero Degree Zombie Zone (Bakari Katari Johnson) by Patrik Henry Bass - Still on my… Continue reading August Book Reviews 2014

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March Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. Hoping to Adopt: How to Create the Ideal Adoption Profile (Preparing to Adopt) by Russell… Continue reading March Book Reviews 2014

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December 2013 Book Reviews

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. Attachment in Common Sense and Doodle: A Practical Guide by Miriam Silver -Attachment is never an… Continue reading December 2013 Book Reviews