The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration Children and Families’ Children’s Bureau are looking for child advocates for the 2020 Adoption Excellence Awards.
A Troy mom of two shares her story of how one of her adopted daughters discovered a sister she never knew she had through 23andMe.
For those considering opening their homes to a child in need, Katie Page-Sander, an expert on Michigan's foster care programs, offers her insight and five things you should know about fostering a child.
Are you considering adopting a child and having contact with the birth family? If you're wondering, 'How does open adoption work?' read on for insights.
Families around southeast Michigan open their homes to children in their time of greatest need – selflessly and, often, silently. We talk to three of them who've experienced this process of pouring out their hearts for our state's most vulnerable young residents – and then saying goodbye.
If you've considered providing a home for a child in need, but not known where to start, then begin here with our five-step guide on how to become a foster parent.
Find out the typical process for adoption from a foreign country including most common countries, requirements, waiting time and what to expect.
These scrapbooks for adopted kids are key to helping your child understand his or her past. Learn how to make a lifebook and why it's so important.
Not sure how to tell a child they are adopted – or when is the best time? Local adoptees weigh in.
Questions about infertility and 'real parents' are definite no-nos, says this mom of an adopted daughter. Get her two cents on not what to say.
Find advice and stories in these books about adoption, recommended by local adoption experts as some of the best books for adoptive parents.
Post adoption, depression can set in for many. Local therapists who work with adoptive families address what can cause it and what you can do to treat it.
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