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Tampa Bay area pets available for adoption

Duke is a 1-year-old male Black Lab mix. At his young age, he needs work on basic training. He gets along well with other dogs and people. He has a sweet temperament and loves to give hugs to all humans. He is large, energetic and up to date on all medical treatments. For more information, fill out an application at
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'We didn't call ourselves mum and dad for 10 months'

When babies are taken into care they live with foster carers - sometimes a series of them - until they are adopted. Occasionally they're fostered by people who themselves hope to become the adoptive parents... but know that they may have to hand the baby back. Nina and Steven hadn't...

The New Question Haunting Adoption

Ever since I entered what can generously be called my “mid-30s,” doctors have asked about my pregnancy plans at every appointment. Because I’m career-minded and generally indecisive, I’ve always had a way of punting on this question, both in the doctor’s office and elsewhere. Well, we can always adopt, I’ll think, or say out loud to my similarly childless and wishy-washy friends. Adoption, after all, doesn’t depend on your oocyte quality. And, as we’ve heard a million times, there are so many babies out there who need a good home.

Can you adopt as a single parent?

There’s nothing unusual about single parenting – ONS statistics for 2020 found that there were 2.9 million lone parent families in 2020, which accounts for 14.7% of all families in the UK. With single parents clearly capable of doing everything a two-parent household can do, it remains a mystery why...

Adoptive families needed for children and young people across Milton Keynes

National Adoption Week is this week and the council's dedicated local adoption team is aiming to educate and inform people on the process of modern adoption. In 2019, Milton Keynes Council launched a new adoption service in partnership with Central Bedfordshire called Adoption Connects. Since then, the team has helped 96 children to find an adoptive family but there are still more children waiting to find their family.

Like Colin Kaepernick, I Wish My Adoptive Family Had Talked About Race

In a recent interview with Ebony, activist and former NFL player Colin Kaepernick spoke about growing up as a transracial adoptee in a white family, saying that he wished he’d had a mentor because there were certain conversations that he didn’t feel comfortable having with his family. This is an...

Meet the toddler sisters seeking a 'loving' forever home in Hampshire

Two “lovely” little girls are seeking adoption within a “permanent, loving, and compassionate” family. Adopt South, the regional adoption agency for the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton local authorities, are reaching out during National Adoption Week (October 18-23). Blonde and blue-eyed sisters, Issy, 3, and Evie, 2, boast...

The Truth About Adoption

This National Adoption Week, as part of the #YouCanAdopt campaign, social care practitioner Sherifa Adenmosun helps to tackle some of the myths and misconceptions that may cause Black people to rule themselves out of the adoption process before they’ve even begun their journey. Sadly, Black and Mixed Ethnicity children tend...

A simple desire for a family medical history evolves into a complicated quest… Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging by Julie Ryan McGue

Julie is adopted. She is also a twin. Because their adoption was closed, she and her sister lack both a health history and their adoption papers—which becomes an issue for Julie when, at forty-eight years old, she finds herself facing several serious health issues. To launch the probe into her...

Let’s talk about adoption

A new survey has revealed that a third of people in the South West find adoption difficult to talk about and 80 per cent say they don’t have a good understanding of how to start the process. It’s worrying news for our local adoption agencies, Adopt South West and Families...

PANUITANGA: He Kaihokohoko Whakatupato He Kaihoko Ora Hei Whakahonore I Te Marama Whakataunga a Motu

Wynnewood, PA, October 17, 2021 –(– Nonprofit open adoption agency, Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH), is hosting “Heart-to-Heart with the Adoption Community”, a live panel to celebrate National Adoption Month. The event takes place Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 7: 00-8: 30 pm. The informative discussion will take place via Zoom and is free to all.

Celebrating Adoption Week

An 'Adoption Changes Lives' campaign has been launched this week for NI Adoption Week which runs from now to 24 October. HSC NI Adoption and Adoption UK are using this week to highlight the diversity of adoptive families as well as the importance of siblings being adopted together. A large...