Adoptees, adoptive parents, Uncategorized

Adoption Awareness in Schools

For many adoptees and adoptive parents, their schools can be very supportive.  Teachers and educators are usually cognitive of diversity in their classrooms. When children hear about adoption from their role models, such as a teacher, it can help validate for them that adoption is a good way to build families. Openly discussing adoption in… Continue reading Adoption Awareness in Schools

adoptive parents, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting, Uncategorized

Taking Notes from Mother Nature

The Whydah is an African bird who unlike other species doesn’t lay her eggs in her own nest.  This bird lays her eggs into the nest of Finches. Even though the baby Whydah chick looks completely different from the other chicks in the nest, when it opens its mouth for dinner time, this baby bird… Continue reading Taking Notes from Mother Nature

LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting

Families are Changing

Families are changing, and while many children live in a traditional two-parent families, in every school there are children whose families do not meet this traditional model. Students today may come from a variety of family situations and educators should be trained on Family Diversity sensitivity in order to better understand and serve the needs… Continue reading Families are Changing

Adoption Books & Movies, LGBT, Parenting

September Book Review

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles by Darlene… Continue reading September Book Review