Adoption, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, Open Adoption

How To Tell Your Child’s Adoption Story

Explaining a child’s adoption story can be overwhelming for the adoptive parents. Some don’t know when is a good time to tell their child, while others are unclear on how to tell them. For starters, there is no right or wrong way to discuss adoption with your child. However, it is best to start introducing… Continue reading How To Tell Your Child’s Adoption Story

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting

September 2012 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. How I Became A Big Brother by Dave Moore- This is a cute little book… Continue reading September 2012 Book Reviews

adoptive parents, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents

June 2012 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.   Unkiditional Love by Dorothy Martin Neville & Tom Russo- Writing alternating chapters UnKiditional Love… Continue reading June 2012 Book Reviews

adoptive parents, LGBT, Parenting

Blending Families: How to Make it Work

Many parents who adopt as singles or as married couples may find themselves with new partners at some point.  If your new partner has children you will then become a blended family. Tv's The Brady Bunch portrayed a "blended" family sharing good natured laughs and occasional quarrels, but in reality blended families can face serious… Continue reading Blending Families: How to Make it Work

adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, LGBT, Parenting

Family Diversity in the Classroom

With summer officially over, and another school year in full swing, our attention has turned from recreation to education. Time once again for "Back to School" night, where we hear about the assignments our children will be working on in class and at home. However, when it comes to the subject of adoption and family… Continue reading Family Diversity in the Classroom

Adoption Books & Movies, Birth Parents, multicultural families, Parenting

August Book Reviews

All reviewed books are available in our branch offices or in our online store. Ben and the Sudden Too Big! Family by Colby Rodowsky - Ben is used to being in a two-person family--just him and his dad. Then things change. First, his dad marries Casey; then the three of them go to China to… Continue reading August Book Reviews