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Holiday Photo Contest
Adoptive Families 2017 Holiday Photo Contest
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Brothers and Sisters Photo Contest
2017 Brothers and Sisters Photo Contest
Meet the winners, Micha, Josiah, Shiloh, and Hosanna, and the finalists.

Summer Memories Photo Contest
2017 Summer Memories Photo Contest
Meet the winner, Anthony, and the finalists.

Mommy Moments Photo Contest
2017 Mommy Moments Photo Contest
Meet the winners, Mae and her mom, and the finalists.

Daddy Moments Photo Contest
2017 Daddy Moments Photo Contest
Meet the winners, Annalyse and her dad, and the finalists.

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  • Activity Ideas for a Gathering of Adoptive Families
    Activity Ideas for a Gathering of Adoptive Families

    An Adoptive Families reader wrote in with the following question:

    “I am preparing to host a reunion of families that have all adopted from the same country where my daughter was born. Has anybody had experience planning or attending a get-together like this? Please share any and all activity ideas that will be fun for the children, and parents. Any information would be great! Thank you.”

    Have you planned a gathering of families from the same adoption travel group, that have adopted from the same country, or from different countries but using the same agency? What activities did you enjoy at the reunion? Did you ask all the parents to bring their referral…

  • Preparing for the Homestudy
    Preparing for the Homestudy

    Did you practice answering questions about your desire to have children and your parenting philosophy? Childproof? Clean your attic and basement, and everything in between? Click here and add your comment to share your stories and best tips with fellow AF readers.

  • Domestic Adoption Poll
    Domestic Adoption Poll

    For an upcoming issue of Adoptive Families, we want to hear from domestic adoptive families about their experiences at the hospital.

    Were you able to be at the hospital to witness your child’s birth? If not, were you still able to take your child home directly from the hospital?

    Please use the comments link below to take our quick poll on U.S. newborn adoption.

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