Adoptive

Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Unveiling the Heart of an Abandoned Child (Part 1 of 2)

Rob Mitchell, author of Castaway Kid, discusses the childhood struggles he experienced as an orphan. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

Foster Parenting Isn't So Easy

Kelly Rosati

Physical and occupational therapy become a part of everyday life.

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Article

Practice Makes ... Parenting

Kelly Rosati

A little boy with an uncertain future needs a 'forever family.'

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Article

An 'At-Risk' Adoption

Kelly Rosati

Dealing with the uncertainties and delays of the adoption process.

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Series

Traits of Successful Adoptive Families

With awareness and planning, the adoption journey can be one that promotes growth, blessings, and healing for all involved.

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Series

Your Child's Adoption Life Story

Why children who have been adopted need to know their story — and how to tell it.

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Son hugging his mother

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Attachment and Bonding

If there is even one significant adult in a child's life who will provide consistency and unconditional love and support, that child can attach.

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Adopting Children

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Adopting Children

Adoption has to be focused on the needs of the kids rather than the needs and desires of the adults.

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Birth Family Relationships

In our well-connected world, it is more likely than ever that your child will now, or someday in the future, have contact or relationships with the people who brought him into this world.

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A child sits in timeout with his face in his hands.

Series

Disciplining Adopted Kids Who Have Been Impacted by Trauma

Understanding the reasons for your child's behavior and responses is important, but the truth is that some adoptive parents may never know the full extent of their child's underlying problems for a number of reasons.

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