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January Book Reviews 2015

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. Wish You Happy Forever: What China's Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains by Jenny Bowen -This… Continue reading January Book Reviews 2015

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Attachment, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, multicultural families, multiracial families, new mothers, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents, Special Needs Adoption

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

adoption laws, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, Parenting, Uncategorized

Re-homing

The big buzz in the adoption community is about the recent Reuters article about the "re-homing" of adopted children.  This has created outrage among professionals and parents everywhere.  However it is important to point out that these unethical practices are not the majority.   Since this article has been released there has been a lot of finger… Continue reading Re-homing

Adoption Books & Movies, Attachment, International Adoption, LGBT, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption

July Book Reviews 2013

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. You Were Always in My Heart: A Shaoey and Dot Adoption Story by Mary Beth… Continue reading July Book Reviews 2013

Adoption Books & Movies, Birth Parents, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption, Uncategorized

February Book Reviews 2013

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. Out of the Shadows: Stories of Adoption and Reunion by Linda Back McKay -Ms McKay has… Continue reading February Book Reviews 2013

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December Book Review

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. We Are Adopted (Let's Talk About It Books)by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos -This story is about adoption… Continue reading December Book Review

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November 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. Alexis and Ralph the Dragon by Bernard Kowalski - This children's book is an adorable story… Continue reading November Book Reviews

Adoption Books & Movies, Birth Parents, multicultural families, multiracial families, Open Adoption, surrogacy

October 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. Why I'm So Special: A Book About Surrogacy by Carla Louis Long - Why I'm… Continue reading October Book Reviews

adoption laws, adoptive parents, International Adoption

How to obtain proof of US citzenship for your internationally adopted child

Under a federal law, enacted in February 2001, all children are automatic US citizens upon adoption in his/her country.  However, you still need to have a document to prove this for your child. 1. Apply for a Social Security number for your child. Present the translated adoption papers from their country and apply for a… Continue reading How to obtain proof of US citzenship for your internationally adopted child

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Bringing Adoptive Families Together

November is National Adoption Month.  It is supposed to be a month to celebrate how adoption has touched the lives of all the people involved in the adoption process and also to bring families together.  Unfortunately,  we have started to notice a disturbing trend  of segregation within the adoption community.  With so many different ways… Continue reading Bringing Adoptive Families Together