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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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.
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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
FAQ: Share your
adoption experiences and advice with other moms and
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.
Want to list an event or let others know about your
support group? Here's the place to do it. Sign up
Page: Read our reviews before you go to
the movies, and post your own opinions and reviews,
Support: Find a local adoptive-parents
Program Listings: A database of more
than 500 programs throughout the U.S., with detailed
information on adoption requirements, costs, and
Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars,
playgroups, and support groups in your neck of the
AF: Need help with an
adoption-related question or issue? Ask an expert