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Adoption and School 101
After browsing the back-to-school aisle at the local stationery store, log on to our Adoption & School Web page. You’ll find downloadable handouts and information for your child's teacher, inspiring ideas for adoption presentations and creative approaches to the family tree assignment, advice from experts about development and learning styles, suggested books to read and donate to your child's school, and more. Here’s to another great school year!

New! The Sibling Connection
From the archives of AF we’ve collected the best articles on deciding to adopt a second (or third…) child, preparing a child to be a brother (or sister), fostering strong sibling relationships, parenting blended families, and more.

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See Your Child in the Pages of AF
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Share Your Story
Your family's rituals and traditions. Did you adapt your family's existing holiday traditions after adopting your child? Share your family's experiences for an upcoming issue.

AF's Annual Roundup of Heritage Camps and Culture Days

AF Bookstore: Whether you're looking for a how-to guide, a memoir, or a great book for your multiracial kids, you'll find it at the Adoptive Families bookstore.

Parent-to-Parent FAQ: Share your adoption experiences and advice with other moms and dads.

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: There's a lot of positive-and negative-focus on adoption in the media and business worlds. Offer your kudos to those who get it and educate those who don't.

Adoption Professional Central: Want to list an event or let others know about your support group? Here's the place to do it. Sign up now.

Media Page: Read our reviews before you go to the movies, and post your own opinions and reviews, too.

Parent Support: Find a local adoptive-parents support group.

Agency and Program Listings: A database of more than 500 programs throughout the U.S., with detailed information on adoption requirements, costs, and timing.

Calendar of Events: Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars, playgroups, and support groups in your neck of the woods.

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