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Adopting siblings

Heidi Kaplan and her two teenaged kids, Ana and Elian

Why I changed my mind about adopting teens

As single woman with a successful career, Heidi Kaplan first imagined herself adopting a girl who was elementary-aged. Her sweet spot turned out to be very different.

The Mendez family

Tough choices but finally, family

A mother writes about how a cross-country move in the middle of their adoption proceedings almost disrupted their plans.