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Parents accused of abandoning adopted daughter say she’s actually an adult sociopath

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Authorities have said that the girl suffers from a rare bone growth disorder that results in dwarfism. But ...

Book review: ‘But They Look So Happy’ by Xanti Bootcov – a memoir

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

She couldn't unbreak them... so she made them strong instead...

How to tell your child that they’re adopted

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 by Amelia Meyer

Explaining adoption to your heart-baby is rough. There are so many things to weigh up and consider, and ...

Adoption: 5 Parenting skills for raising happy kids

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by YourTango

Are you thinking about adopting? Take this advice to heart...

Dads and adoptive parents: How the new Labour Laws Amendment Bill will affect you

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Now adoptive parents and dads will be able to take parental leave too...

Tricky: When do you tell your child they’re adopted?

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Should you raise your child from the start to know they’re adopted, or tell them when you feel ...

The right way to adopt: World Adoption Day highlights dos & don’ts

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Adoption body highlights some dos and don’ts on World Adoption Day...

“My SA adoption journey” – A dream come true

Posted on Jul 18, 2017 by People

A mother's chance meeting with a little orphaned girl turned into something beautiful...

14 Things I learned after caring for 14 babies

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 by ANA Newswire

To save you the emotional trauma (there was loads of that) of having to care for 14 babies ...

8 Common misconceptions about adoption

Posted on May 29, 2017 by A4W Contributor

There are many misperceptions about adoption which may impact people’s decision to adopt...

Sobering stats: 2 out of 3 abandoned babies die

Posted on May 25, 2017 by A4W Contributor

The National Adoption Coalition of SA (NACSA) has launched new research into the incidence of child abandonment and ...

Are you ready to be a single parent?

Posted on May 23, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Being a parent is difficult. Being a single parent is even more difficult. But, sometimes, there comes a ...


How I explained adoption to a class of 6-year-olds

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Julie Kynaston

Some moms and dads choose to grow a baby in the mommy’s tummy while others ask a social ...

7 Famous people you didn’t know were adopted

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 by Debbie Harrower

The fact that people are willing to take in, raise and love a child who is not their ...

Watch: Emotions run high as identical twin girls are reunited

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 by A4W News

Audrey Doering of Wisconsin and Gracie Rainsberry - now 10 years old - of Washington were adopted shortly ...

Adoption: The bittersweet in ‘the call’

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 by Alexa Russell Matthews

If you are an adoptive parent, who has waited, or is waiting you will know EXACTLY what I ...


How I REALLY want to respond to dumb adoption questions

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 by Jill Robbins

Just for fun, here are some of the answers I wish I could give to people who ask ...


The right way to adopt (adoption dos and dont’s)

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 by A4W Contributor

The adoption process is a melting pot of red tape, emotions, paperwork and patience. But it's all for ...

Things to consider before adopting

Posted on Sep 23, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Deciding to adopt is a big decision to make. It would completely change both your life and the ...

step parent adoption

All about step-parent adoptions in South Africa

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Elke Day

There have been many queries about step-parent adoptions and there seems to be little information regarding what is ...

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