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...

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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...

Adoption Stories: Interview with 5-Year-Old Adoptee

Many adult adoptees graciously share their adoption stories.Many adult adoptees graciously share their adoption stories rich with deep emotion—both good and bad—stemming from being adopted. Trading adoption stories with these adults has made me look at parenting an adopted child a little differently. It has caused me to stop and think about how my kids will feel growing up.My husband and I have always been very open about adoption with both of our kids. We never shy away from discussing their ad...

Naming Our Adopted Child

It was a surprise that we would not be naming our adopted child.When my husband and I first began our adoption journey, we really knew nothing about adopting. So, it really came as a surprise that we would not be naming our adopted child until finalization. We had figured her last name wouldn’t be the same as ours until finalization, but we were shocked to learn that we didn’t get to choose her first and middle name until she was nearly 6 months old. It was actually a little disappointing becaus...