Attachment, new fathers, Parenting, surrogacy

The Disconnect

Reposted with permission from the blog Spawn of Mike and Mike who created their family through surrogacy in India, using two surrogates at the same time.  They brought home their adorable daughters in April 2009. So we're in the home stretch! YEAH! And I, Mike A., am finally getting more an more excited. Now don't… Continue reading The Disconnect

Birth Parents, Domestic Adoption, new fathers, Open Adoption, Parenting

Adoption: The New Country of Fatherhood

This is reposted from Fathers.com a support site for fathers. This post was written by Mark Wilson. Mark Wilson teaches college-level English and lives in Myrtle Point, Oregon with his wife Teckla and their son Peter. Biskek, Kyrgyzstan. The name of that foreign city went through my mind over and over as I lay in bed.… Continue reading Adoption: The New Country of Fatherhood

adoptive parents, new fathers, Parenting

Adoptive Fathers

As Fathers Day approaches this post goes out to all the adoptive fathers who are too often not considered. I found this on fathers.com but there was no author attached to it. One evening after I had finished speaking to a gathering of men, a huge, burly man came up to talk to me. The… Continue reading Adoptive Fathers

new fathers, Parenting

A Man’s Perspective on Adoption

This was written by our employee Sam from our Wynnewood office and was published in our newsletter a few years ago.  Sam has taught the women at AFTH a lot about the man's role in the adoption process and for this we are very grateful. In the past I have had the  pleasure of presenting… Continue reading A Man’s Perspective on Adoption