Author and adoptive father Maurice Mierau discusses what he learned about adoption and attachment disorder after adopting two brothers from Ukraine.

Author and adoptive father Maurice Mierau discusses what he learned about adoption and attachment disorder after adopting two brothers from Ukraine.

Waiting To Adopt Sucks. Here’s Why It’s Worth It,  1 year, 3 months, 11 days. 468 days. 11,236 hours.  That is the time it took to go from our first adoption agency meeting to tucking our son into bed the first night we were a family. That is the time it took to go from the picture in my mind to a better reality.  The hardest part of those 468 days was definitely the waiting. Some people call it “the waiting game,” but I think “waiting work” is much more appropriate.  #adoptionwait…

The Naughty Grammarian: Is it Drug or Dragged? This picture of pocket watches illustrated my post discussing momentarily, dragged, sneaked, and stayed. This is your chance to get these pesky verbs straight once and for all.

Why We Chose Open Adoption As A Same Sex Couple

When Tommy and his husband originally set out to build their family, they considered doing it through surrogacy. Here's why they chose open adoption instead.

"We Are Failing Our Children": The Governor General On Fixing Canada's Adoption Crisis.   Governor General of Canada David Johnston discusses Canada's adoption crisis and what needs to be done to find permanent homes for 30,000 children and youth in care. #adoption #canada

On September 2010 Governor General Designate David Johnston had his first official audience with Her Majesty The Queen as her next representative in Canada. The meeting took place at Balmoral Castle, Her Majesty's summer residence in Scotland.

Open Adoption Advocates In Alberta Call For End To Ban On Online Profiles

Waiting adoptive parents and open adoption professionals in Alberta say it’s time for the government.

A birthmother shares the challenges she has faced in reuniting with the son she placed for adoption.

A typical family reunion is filled with joy and laughter, but for adoptees and their birth parents, a reunion is anything but typical. It's complicated. Adoptees can feel stuck between embracing th.

An Adoptee’s Plea: Let’s Get Children And Youth Out Of Care And Into Homes.

A former child in care explains how adoption has made a difference in her life and what needs to be done to provide permanency for Canada's children and youth.

It’s Time To Make Canada’s Children And Youth In Care A Priority. Laura Eggertson, President of the Adoption Council of Canada, explains why Canadians need to act now to find permanency for 30,000 children and youth in care.

It’s Time To Make Canada’s Children And Youth In Care A Priority. Laura Eggertson, President of the Adoption Council of Canada, explains why Canadians need to act now to find permanency for children and youth in care.

The Day Our Daughter Met Her Birthmother.  Linda, an adoptive mother from Toronto, looks back at the day her daughter met her birthmother for the first time and the events leading up to the reunion.

The Day Our Daughter Met Her Birthmother. Linda, an adoptive mother from Toronto, looks back at the day her daughter met her birthmother for the first time and the events leading up to the reunion.

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