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

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

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Adoption in the Classroom

There are over 1.5 million adopted children in the United States and close to 600,000 children in foster care.  Almost half of all international adoptions and 98% of foster care adoption involve children over the age of one.  Keeping this in mind there are many common school assignments that can make foster and adoptive children… Continue reading Adoption in the Classroom

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 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 Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles by Darlene… Continue reading September Book Review

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