Adoption Story: Dylan, My Gift

Dear Dylan,This is your adoption story and how you joined our family.Your adoption storyOn one sunny morning, Stephanie, your “tummy mommy,” found out she was going to have a baby. That baby was you. She knew she loved you so much that she wanted you to have a better life than she could give. She had decided to choose adoption. She was scared, but knew it was the best choice for you.Stephanie worked for your dad, Ira. One day while at work, Stephanie was talking to him about how she had chosen a...

Adoption Themed Must-Reads

Rachel Garlinghouse, adoptive mother and author, reviews a handful of adoption themed books and shares her picks. Below are some fabulous adoption themed titles to keep you inspired, entertained, and educated.The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns (Margaret Dilloway)Galilee Garner pours her money, energy, and heart into her roses. The one thing that brings her joy while she spends many evenings hooked up to a dialysis machine. Gal’s world is shaken when her niece, a teena...

Viral Adoption Video: Adoptive Mom Talks About Her Family's Journey

A few months ago, a loving, Texas family went viral when their home video hit the web! Shane and Kasi Pruitt captured the tear-jerking reaction of their two young daughters being surprised with their newborn, adopted sister. It was a beautiful, unifying moment that was shared around the world. The Pruitts have five children, three of whom are adopted. In this interview with Kasi Pruitt, we discuss their reasons for adopting, the open adoption they share with their children’s Birth Mothers, deali...

Free Adoption Seminar

Join us to hear from adoption experts who will discuss the most important issues for families considering newborn adoption in the U.S.RSVP by November 3rd 1-800-367-2367*Due to technical difficulties, we will no longer be broadcasting the Complimentary Adoption Seminar live on Facebook. The full seminar video will be posted at a later date, following the event. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-367-2367

The Adoption Symbol

Those that have been touched by adoption often want to share and memorialize their journey in a meaningful manner.  Over the years, many have turned to the adoption symbol to represent that.  The adoption symbol is a triangle intertwined with a heart and is a symbol for both domestic and international adoptions.  The Birth Family, the Adoptive Family and the Adoptee each represent one side of the triangle and the heart intertwining each side of the triangle represents the l...