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Here are the top ten articles for the Adoption Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Positive Adoption Language
Do you use language that is positive and respectful when talking about adoption? Some people without even realizing it may use terms that can be considered hurtful or offensive. Here's a look at a few common adoption language faux pas - and some more respectful alternatives.

2. Understanding Hurt Children
The world is full of children who need homes. Many of these kids come from orphanages and foster care and are plagued by troubled pasts and emotional scars. This article will help you to better understand hurt children and decide if this type of adoption is right for you.

3. Adoption Shop
If you're interested in adoption, you'll want to check out these books and products. Save time and money by getting the inside scoop before you purchase.

4. The Day We Met You - Book Review
If you're looking for adoption books to share with your toddler, check out this review of The Day We Met You by Phoebe Koehler

5. Domestic vs. International Adoption
Are you interested in adopting but not sure whether to choose domestic or international adoption? This article gives helpful information on the pros and cons of domestic, international and foster care adoption.

6. MLJ Adoptions - Agency Spotlight
Potential adoptive parents have many choices when it comes to adoption agencies and attorneys. This article features information and tips from MLJ Adoptions in Indianapolis. The agency specializes in international adoption.

7. Adoption Is a Beautiful, Burdensome Blessing
Adoptive mom and author Jody Cantrell Dyer talks about her adoption experience.

8. How to Write a Dear Birth Mother Letter
The Dear Birth Parent Letter helps those considering adoption for their child find the right adoptive parents. If you're feeling stressed or overwhelmed about writing this letter, these suggestions will put your mind at ease and help get you started.

9. Resolving Grief Before Adopting
Many people who consider adoption do so after suffering from infertility and pregnancy loss. There is a lot of grief and sadness associated with being childless. These tips and resources will help you to resolve and lessen your grief, so that you can move forward with your plans to adopt.

10. 7 Steps to Domestic Infant Adoption - Book Review
7 Steps to Domestic Infant Adoption by Tim Elder is a handy guide for those seeking to adopt an infant in the U.S. Check out the review of this book.



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