Adoptees, adoptive parents, Birth Parents, Domestic Adoption, Open Adoption

The Beginning – The Story of AFTH

Executive Director and Founder of Adoptions From The Heart, Maxine Chalker, has been affected by adoption her whole life. She was adopted at birth; her story is that of someone who has used personal experience and passion to propel widespread change. Maxine Chalker’s adoptive parents were unable to conceive their own children, so they did… Continue reading The Beginning – The Story of AFTH

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Simple Ways to Introduce Your Adopted Child to Birth Culture

Your child is not defined by his adoption, but it does make him unique.  Just because your child was adopted, does not mean he or she should completely disassociate with the culture he was born into. Although confusing at times, he has TWO cultures to identify with—to a kid, that’s pretty cool! If your child… Continue reading Simple Ways to Introduce Your Adopted Child to Birth Culture