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Adoption and Parenting Reads of the Week

Happy Saturday!

With January moving so quickly – slow down and check out some of these inspirational stories. They always help us remember to appreciate the special moments in life.


School isn’t easy for parents or children! Check out these awesome tips for ensuring your child’s success in the classroom.

Adopting an older child? Here are some ways you can make their adoption day extra special.

Adoption is a lifelong process. Before you start your journey, make sure you explore all sides of this special decision. The Child Welfare Information Gateway explore all the ethical implications of adoption.

Grab your kleenex! Not all adoptions are conventional – for example, check out the story of Whittley Marquez. She found her family in the most unlikely of places.

Lindsay Jarratt struggled with addiction throughout her life – now sober, follow her journey to regain custody of her son from the foster care system.

Genevieve Purinton thought her child died during childbirth – 70 years and 1 DNA test later, a mother and daughter are reunited.

Martin Schmidt set out to find his birth parents – little did he know he would soon be playing matchmaker to a romance 36 years in the making.

Turning another year older can be difficult for an adoptive child – here are some ways to creatively celebrate them while making them feel special.

Study: Open adoptions are becoming the norm! Do your research to find out if this path is right for your family.

International adoptions can be stressful – the distance makes things more difficult while navigating the laws of a foreign country can oftentimes be a confusing process. Learn about the Grover family and their international adoption journey.

Happy reading and have a great weekend!