Focus on Adoption magazine

The resource for Canada's adoption community

Cover of spring 2018 issue of Focus on AdoptionFocus on Adoption provides an experienced perspective on current trends and issues in adoption and the unique social and cultural circumstances that are shared by adoptive families.

As Canada's only adoption magazine, Focus on Adoption features the latest in international, national, and local adoption news. It also contains articles from expert adoptive parents, adoptees, foster parents, birth families, and adoption professionals on topics such as openness, multiracial families, special needs, the adoption process, education, family stories, and more!

Packed with current information on adoption and adoption parenting, Focus on Adoption will help guide your adoption journey before and long after you bring a child home.

Be sure to send us your...

  • Celebrations—75 words. We welcome your new arrival and milestone notices (adoption must be finalized). Please provide a high resolution digital photo.
  • Events—50 words. Submit your events for inclusion in our community event listings.
  • News and notes—50 words. Give us a heads up about an adoption-related news item.

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Would you like to contribute an article, story, interview, photograph, poem, review, or something else? Click on "Submissions" on the sidebar menu to find out more.

Current issue: spring 2018

The spring issue of Focus on Adoption magazine celebrates new beginnings! This issue features articles on when and how to announce your adoption plans and practical tips on preparing your finances, plus all of our regular features and plenty of special content.

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