This website is a great source of information for parents with a toddler or small child. Baby center provides information ranging form height predictors, and growth charts to baby name ideas and great activities for kids. There are useful lists of questions like: “is it safe…, is it normal…, and ready or not”.
This website provides information about both international and domestic adoptions. This website is set up to attract both parents and kids to use. There is a way that kids that were adopted can talk to other kids who have been adopted and form bonds over the internet. There is a link, for parents’ use, which provides access to talk and comment on the website with other families. There is another link for teachers and parents to use in regards to homework and other school work that children who were adopted might need help with, such as family trees and autobiographies. Additionally, there is kid-friendly adoption vocabulary, lists of famous people who were adopted, and lists of kid-friendly books and movies regarding adoption.
The Tapestry Books website offers a myriad of books about international as well as domestic adoption. They offer access to books for children who were adopted and also for their adopting parents. This website is a resource for information about prospective adoption clients, helping them with preparation and form realistic expectations. Their main resources are the books that they recommend but they also have an assortment of compact discs (CD), digital video discs (DVD), and e-booklets. There is a self help section where consumers may browse the website using simplified categories to find books, but they do offer a personal service directed toward recommending books to consumers.
This is the website for Adoptive Families Magazine and is quoted as an award winning national adoption magazine; it is the leading source of information for families before, during, and after the adoption process. There are links to their bookstore in addition to a page to write your adoption story. There are articles on many important adoption-related topics that can be found on the left hand side of the home page under “Quick Links”. They provide brief descriptions of many of the countries where kids are being adopted from such as: China, Russia, Ethiopia, and Korea. This website offers a multitude of information on many different topics under the adoption umbrella. Overall the website is very informational and educational.