Adoption Blogs

The best adoption blogs to learn all about the process of adoption, from both the parent’s and the adopted child’s perspective. Read about the challenges, the love, and the rewards, as well as how to navigate through the emotional rollercoaster.

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Mix & Match Mama +

As well as being a mom of four, two of which are adopted from China, Shay is also a cookbook author, lifestyle blogger, and keen traveler. Her blog is full of family recipes, feel-good vibes, and parenting advice, as well as her roadmap to adopting in China.

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    Rage Against the Minivan +

    As a Southern Californian mom of four, Kirsten shares her family journey of both birthing & and adoption. Sometimes humorous, always heartfelt, she shares parenting tips, discusses social justice, and parenting, as well as traveling advice.

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      Ripped Jeans & Bifocals +

      Jill Robbin’s blog is about motherhood, life, adoption, and parenting with love & humor, but she’s not afraid to talk about the hard stuff either. She shares honest posts about her life as a mom, as well as great tips for traveling with kids, and insights into her lifestyle.

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        The Honestly Adoption Company +

        The Co-Founders of The Honestly Adoption Company, Mike & Kristin Berry, have been parents for almost two decades and are the authors of six books. Their wonderful blog shares insights for understanding your children, as well as strategies, and encouragement for your parenting journey.

        Leah Campbell +

        Leah Campbell is a single adoptive mother who transformed her love for writing into a blog that shared her struggles with infertility and eventually her road to adoption. As well as her personal story, Leah also shares parenting advice and updates from life with her daughter.

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          Pushing On A Rope +

          Terri is a wife, mother, retired journalist, and reunited adoptee who is learning to live out loud and share her musings on life. As well as family life, parenting advice, photos, and Jazzercise, she shares her thoughts on what it was like to be adopted and the American adoption system.

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            The Goodbye Baby +

            Elaine Pinkerton is an author & educator who writes about the joys and challenges of being adopted.  Her fictional novels feature the character Clara Jordan who is a woman in search of her roots. And you can join her every other Monday for reflections on adoption including musings, poems, and more.

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              Lavender Luz +

              Lori Holden, author of ‘The Open-hearted Way to Open Adoption’ uses her blog to highlight the in’s & out’s of adoption from all three perspectives of the process. It’s a great place to learn about the experiences of adoptees, birth mothers, and those hoping to adopt.

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                The Lucky Few +

                Share Heather Avis’s journey as a mom to three adopted children, two of which have Down Syndrome. Especially relevant for parents looking to adopt special needs children, Heather shares her compassion, lifestyle, & Christian faith via her blog, podcast, and her wonderful children’s books.

                Black Sheep Sweet Dreams +

                Adopted in the 1960s as a black baby girl into a loving, white, middle-class family, Black Sheep chronicles the journey of tracing her birth parents forty years later. You’ll find information, tips, twists & turns, both psychological and physical, as well as humor & inspiration for your own search.

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