I Am Thankful

We all have things we give thanks for at this time of year. Some families even go around the dinner table providing time for each diner to state what they are thankful for. Many people give thanks for their families and children. Adoptive families frequently do the same. Should they say they are thankful for … Continue Reading

National Adoption Day

Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, policy makers, practitioners, advocates, foster and adoptive parents and community members come together to celebrate and make a difference in the life of a foster child. Sponsored by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, The Alliance for Children’s Rights and Children’s Action Network, … Continue Reading

Is International Adoption Celebrated During National Adoption Month?

National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day celebrate adoptions from foster care and individuals, politicians, and community services who advocate for permanency for children in need of homes. Over the years, the recognition of children adopted internationally and their families have joined the celebration. Families formed though international adoption go through a rigorous screening process. … Continue Reading