Personal Stories by Adoptive Parents

Read real-life tales of what it's like to adopt. They'll cheer you, make you cry and give you fresh insights into this wonderful way to build a family.

All I Have is Her Picture
Death of a child about to be adopted

The Birth Mother I Will Never Know
Reflections from Korean adoptee/adoptive mom

How I Adopted Twice
Parent Soup staffer's story

How I Found My Son on the Internet
Adopting boy seen on Net photolisting

Living the Hungarian Proverb
iVillage co-founder's personal story

Never Give Up Hope
Six-part U.S. adoption tale

Our Airport Story
A mom meets her adopted Korean child

Nursing Your Adopted Child
Adoptive mom shares tips

Connecting with Our Korean Heritage
Adoptee/adoptive mom on Korean adoption

Second Time Around
Adoptive dad's decision to adopt twice

Single and Adopting from China
One woman's journey

Travel Stories


Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web